Sentence Examples


  • He turned a deaf ear when they pressed for details.
  • Ryland's pleading fell on deaf ears.
  • My attempt at lightening the situation fell on deaf ears.
  • The strangeness and absurdity of these replies arise from the fact that modern history, like a deaf man, answers questions no one has asked.
  • Tommy Stringer, who appears in several of the following letters, became blind and deaf when he was four years old.