in one ear and out the other

in one ear and out the other
See: GO IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • in one ear and out the other — phrasal through one s mind without making an impression < everything you say to him goes in one ear and out the other > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • in one ear and out the other — See: GO IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go in one ear and out the other — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be not really listened to or understood; be paid no attention. * /The teacher s directions to the boy went in one ear and out the other./ * /Mother scolded Martha, but it went in one ear and out the other./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go in one ear and out the other — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be not really listened to or understood; be paid no attention. * /The teacher s directions to the boy went in one ear and out the other./ * /Mother scolded Martha, but it went in one ear and out the other./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go in one ear and out the other — verb Said of something that is heard but not attended to; (someone) failed to pay attention He told me who he saw, but it went in one ear and out the other …   Wiktionary

  • ear — ear1 earless, adj. earlike, adj. /ear/, n. 1. the organ of hearing and equilibrium in vertebrates, in humans consisting of an external ear that gathers sound vibrations, a middle ear in which the vibrations resonate against the tympanic membrane …   Universalium

  • ear — noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ inner, middle ▪ external, outer ▪ big …   Collocations dictionary

  • ear — See: ABOUT ONE S EARS or AROUND ONE S EARS, BELIEVE ONE S EARS, DRY BEHIND THE EARS, FLEA IN ONE S EAR, GIVE AN EAR TO or LEND AN EAR TO, GO IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER, JUG EARED, LITTLE PITCHERS HAVE BIG EARS, MUSIC TO ONE S EARS, PIN ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ear — See: ABOUT ONE S EARS or AROUND ONE S EARS, BELIEVE ONE S EARS, DRY BEHIND THE EARS, FLEA IN ONE S EAR, GIVE AN EAR TO or LEND AN EAR TO, GO IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER, JUG EARED, LITTLE PITCHERS HAVE BIG EARS, MUSIC TO ONE S EARS, PIN ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • other — See: EACH OTHER, EVERY OTHER, GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE or GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL, GO IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH or LAUGH ON THE OTHER SIDE OF… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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