“I think the plea is falling on deaf ears.”
“Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us?”
“At some point when your case falls on deaf ears, you have to start looking elsewhere.”
“Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; / Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.”
“From what I understand, Treasury is politically tone-deaf on this. They didn't think they even had to talk to anybody about this.”
Rep. Pete King
“ETA has turned a deaf ear to the popular outcry that yesterday poured out on the streets, like on so many other occasions.”
“The King turned a deaf ear to friendly countries' calls for rapprochement with political parties.”
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