be unable to hear (oneself) think

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be unable to hear (oneself) think

To be unable to concentrate on anything due to overwhelming noise. Can you turn down that blaring music? I'm unable hear myself think! There's so much construction going on during the day that you're unable to hear yourself think over the chorus of jackhammers.
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be unable to hear yourself think

be unable to think clearly as a result of an excessive amount of noise. informal
See also: hear, think, unable