in one ear and out the other meaning

  "in one ear and out the other" in a sentence
[American idiom]
[for something to be] ignored; [for something to be] unheard or unheeded. (In can be replaced with into.)
Bill just doesn't pay attention. Everything is in one ear and out the other.
I told Billy to be home by dinnertime, but I am sure it's just in one ear and out the other.

Examples

More:   Next
  1. my repeated warnings to her went in one ear and out the other.
  2. whatever i say just goes in one ear and out the other
  3. i let most of it go in one ear and out the other
  4. whatever i say to him goes in one ear and out the other
  5. steve : as the saying goes, in one ear and out the other

Related Words

  1. in on the ground floor meaning
  2. in on the kill meaning
  3. in one breath meaning
  4. in one case meaning
  5. in one ear meaning
  6. in one fell swoop meaning
  7. in one's meaning
  8. in one's (own) backyard meaning
  9. in one's backyard meaning
  10. in one's bad graces meaning
PC Version