ring in (one's) ears

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ring in (one's) ears

To still be vividly present in one's mind or memory, as if one can still hear it. Usually said of something very loud or significant that one heard. The sound of the gunfire was still ringing in my ears the next morning. The horrible things she said to me have been ringing in my ears ever since.
See also: ear, ring
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ring in someone's ears

 and ring in someone's mind
Fig. [for words or a sound] to linger in one's consciousness. Her words rang in my ears for days. The sound of the choir rang in their minds long after they had finished their anthem.
See also: ear, ring
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ring in your ears (or head)

linger in the memory.
See also: ear, ring
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ring in your ˈears/ˈhead

make you feel you can still hear something: Months later, the applause at the Berlin concert was still ringing in her ears.
See also: ear, head, ring
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And as I began to ask him questions, I suddenly heard the television theme song of The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955-1958) ringing in my ears: "Feared by the Bad/Loved by the Good/Robin Hood." Lardner was a writer for that British television series, the first successful one in America, and it served as my childhood introduction to the idea of plundering the rich and the corrupt for the sake of the ordinary folk (not to mention protecting Maid Marian from the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham).
"Because I can hear other sounds better I don't notice the ringing in my ears so much.