Fall on deaf ears

Do you know the English expression “to fall on deaf ears“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Paula: Did you warn your son that if he didn’t study he wouldn’t get into college?

Bill: Yes, I did. But my warning fell on deaf ears.

Does it mean:

a) to be ignored

b) to stop listening to something

c) to hit someone on the ear

d) to have difficulty hearing

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) to be ignored