give somebody/get the silent treatment

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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.
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give (one) the silent treatment

To deliberately avoid talking to one out of anger at them. Well, I must have done something wrong because he's been giving me the silent treatment all week.
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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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From the first-base coaching box, Alfredo Griffin appeared to signal to the rest of the bench to give the silent treatment.
From the first-base coaching box, Alfredo Griffin signaled to the rest of the bench to give the silent treatment.