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 those Rovers fans feared, the Binos looked far better after the break with a few choice words from the gaffer ringing their ears. Striker David McKenna charged through on goal and made Gaston plunge to his right to save.
And it doesn't get any easier for Croft's men as they prepare to face leaders Surrey in the four-day game at Swansea tomorrow, with words ringing their ears from a fuming coach in John Derrick following their dismal display at Wantage Road.