Today’s lesson of colloquial expression
658. in one ear and out the other 馬耳東風、聞き流す
- this means that somebody immediately forgets or ignores something which they are told.
1. I’ve tried to teach Kim about what’s appropriate and what’s not in the office, but it just goes in one ear and out the other.
2. Erin is a terrible student. Everything I teach her goes in one ear and out the other!