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English idioms related to Knowledge & Understanding - Ignorance

Dive into English idioms regarding ignorance, like "fall on deaf ears" and "turn a blind eye".

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English idioms related to Knowledge & Understanding
to bury one's head in the sand
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to intentionally ignore unpleasant facts about a situation and hope that the situation improves by doing so
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in the dark
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in a state in which one is not informed about important things
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out of the loop
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not being aware of recent information about something
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to turn a deaf ear
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to pretend as if one cannot hear someone complaining or asking one something
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to fall on deaf ears
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(of statements, warnings, requests, etc.) to be completely ignored
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to go in one ear and out the other
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(of information, advice, etc.) to not be taken seriously and hence immediately forgotten
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the blind leading the blind
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used to describe a situation in which an incompetent or inexperienced person is advising others who have no knowledge or experience at all
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to fall through the cracks
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(of a person) to be completely ignored, usually in a system or process
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to fall through the cracks
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(of something, particularly issues) to be completely overlooked
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to sweep sth under the rug
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to pretend that something is not happening or is not the case
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to turn a blind eye
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to pretend as if one cannot see or notice something
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ostrich strategy
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a strategy in which a person chooses to ignore or evades the truth or potential problems about a particular situation
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to slip through the net
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(of a person) to be neglected or go unnoticed, particularly by a social or political system that should have been more responsible
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to slip through the net
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(of something particularly an issue) to go unnoticed or to be overlooked within a system, plan, or organization, etc.
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