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To fail or refuse to listen

shut your ears to something

to refuse to listen to something, usually something bad

turn a deaf ear (to)

to refuse to listen to a warning, a request, or an attempt to change your attitude

close your ears (to)

to not listen to what someone is saying or not listen to a sound

close your ears to something

to not listen to a noise or sound

not want to know

to refuse to listen to someone or get involved in something

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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