get the silent treatment

get the silent treatment

To have someone ignore one out of anger. Well, I must have done something wrong because I've been getting the silent treatment from him all week.
See also: get, silent, treatment

give somebody/get the ˈsilent treatment

refuse to talk to somebody, usually because you are angry with them; be treated in this way: Are you going to talk to me now, or are you still giving me the silent treatment?
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MG Rover did not get the silent treatment, but was buried under the weight of Whitehall briefings against the struggling company.