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deaf

partially or totally unable to hear
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THE yobbos of today have never grown up and if this dozy Government doesn't do something about it, instead of turning a deaf ear and blind eye, the thugs will soon be running the country.
"But when management is turning a deaf ear to shareholders' concerns," he says, "this is a highly effective way to get them to sit up and listen."
Rock fans in the States are turning a deaf ear to legendary British band The Who and shunning their concerts.