go in one ear and out the other


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go in one ear and out the other

Cliché Fig. [for something] to be heard and then soon ignored or forgotten. Everything I say to you seems to go in one ear and out the other. Why don't you pay attention? I can't concentrate. Things people say to me just go in one ear and out the other.
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go in one ear and out the other

if information goes in one ear and out the other, the person who is told it forgets it immediately because they do not listen carefully enough You know what it's like when you're told a whole list of names - they just go in one ear and out the other.
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go in one ear and out the other

see under in one ear.
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