Translation: from spanish

to pretend not to hear

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  • hear —   Lohe, ho olono.   Also: pā, pā ia.    ♦ To pretend not to hear, ho okuli, ho okolono …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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  • turn a deaf ear to — pretend not to hear, refuse to hear The company turned a deaf ear to our demands for more money and holidays. Digest 20/2002 to ignore someone The child had been whining and crying all day. Eventually his mother turned a deaf ear and ignored him …   Idioms and examples

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  • feelings — British and American people are similar in many ways, but in expressing feelings they have little in common. Americans believe, at least in principle, that it is better to share what they think and feel. Relatives and friends are expected to say …   Universalium

  • assume — [ə so͞om′, əsyo͞om′] vt. assumed, assuming [ME assumen < L assumere, to take up, claim < ad , to + sumere, to take: see CONSUME] 1. to take on or put on (the appearance, form, role, etc. of) 2. to seize; usurp [to assume control] 3. to take …   English World dictionary

  • play — [[t]ple͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ plays, playing, played 1) VERB When children, animals, or perhaps adults play, they spend time doing enjoyable things, such as using toys and taking part in games. ...invite the children round to play... They played in the little …   English dictionary

  • turn a deaf ear to — {v. phr.} To pretend not to hear; refuse to hear; not pay attention. * /Mary turned a deaf ear to Lois s asking to ride her bicycle./ * /The teacher turned a deaf ear to Bob s excuse./ Compare: COLD SHOULDER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn a deaf ear to — {v. phr.} To pretend not to hear; refuse to hear; not pay attention. * /Mary turned a deaf ear to Lois s asking to ride her bicycle./ * /The teacher turned a deaf ear to Bob s excuse./ Compare: COLD SHOULDER …   Dictionary of American idioms


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