Idiom: turn a deaf ear (to something)
— When my manager started talking about the holiday party, everyone turned a deaf ear.
— For years my best friend has been saying he would start his own business but never did anything and now everyone turns a deaf ear whenever he talks about it.
— My husband's work is so boring it so hard not to turn a deaf ear when he talks about it.
— I hate teaching middle school students—they turn a deaf ear in class no matter what I do.
— What can we do to get our passengers to not turn a deaf ear during the airline safety message?
— I already told you that the auditors arrived a half an hour ago—were you turning a deaf ear before?
— You can tell when my father is turning a deaf ear to my mom because he's just saying, "Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh..."
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