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get the silent treatment

To be ignored or deliberately not spoken to by someone who is angry at one. 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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MATT GITEAU has been getting the silent treatment from Jonny Wilkinson this week - and he intends to make the England legend pay.
If you've examined your feelings, upped your classroom efforts and still feel that you're getting the silent treatment, it might help to talk to your teacher after class.
Meanwhile, Iris (Candice Patton) is getting the silent treatment from Joe because of her relationship with Eddie (Rick Cosnett).
Getting the silent treatment is harsh, especially if you did your best to win that coveted job.
Before you know it, a month's gone by, and someone you especially wanted to contact is getting the silent treatment -- not despite but because of how important you felt it was to get in touch.
I can understand whether I'm getting the silent treatment out of anger or whether she's happy." Times have changed since ' dressing up' meant just dabbing paint on lips and faces for women.
Officials in Worcester, England, last week told the Telegram & Gazette they've been getting the silent treatment from their counterparts here since about a year after the day in 1999 the two cities signed a "twinning" agreement amid pledges of trans-Atlantic cultural and business ties.
If the England players are unhappy with the media reaction to James' latest howler, does this mean Sven is getting the silent treatment too?
Football andme are not talking at the moment and it'll be getting the silent treatment until it gets its act together.
United Punters' supposed exchange partners are not the only ones getting the silent treatment.
Connie Podesta unveiled, with some roleplaying assistance by National President Lt Gen Robert Magnus, the secret of relationships, staring, "If we understood the opposite sex, there wouldn't be any problems." She had the audience in stitches when she explained the downside to women giving men the silent treatment: The average man will take one hour to realize he is getting the silent treatment.
NORTHERN IRELAND ace Damien Johnson is getting the silent treatment at Ewood Park - and the talented winger believes it means his days at Blackburn Rovers are over.
IF you're getting the silent treatment over your choice of interior design, here are 10 tips guaranteed to get back on speaking terms, Choose a colour you can both live with - it might not be your number one choice, but think of the unappealing alternatives, Tone down your original requests.
DIDIER DROGBA has discovered the difference between being blanked by Phil Scolari and getting the silent treatment from Guus Hiddink.