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Who could translate this into English?.

A palabras necias, oídos sordos.

This is for Spanish learners.

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I would probably try something like:

Let foolish words fall on deaf ears.

Be deaf to imprudent or foolish words.

I think that I may have seen a similar expression before which used the word "locas" instead of "necias."

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Sounds like foolish words, deaf ears. Perhaps it means to the hard of hearing some words sound like other words which they are not.

  • Yes, I've heard that - foolish words fall on deaf ears (or something like that!) - margaretbl Feb 3, 2011 flag
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Si me permites nila, aqui está un bonus. Este frasa es un sinónimo de tuyo. grin

"A boca de borracho oído de cantinero,"

¡Buena suerte! DJ Huero ((( d(-_-)b )))

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To foolish words, deaf ears. "Don't listen to the words of fools." or "Ideas which are perceived as foolish are often ignored." It almost sounds like an old saying from Latin.

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It means to ignore unwise advice

Take no notice of the stupid things people say

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Hi Nila,

I would translate as "ears that are deaf to foolish words".

I think it refers to a person who will not listen to any nonsense but is very level headed.

Saludos, Chica

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For foolist talk, deaf ears

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If someone speaks cussed, do not listen to him or her.

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