English version

tune out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtune out phrasal verb informalIGNOREto ignore or stop listening to someone or something A bored child may simply tune out.tune somebody/something ↔ out I learned to tune out the background noise. tune→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tune outThere was a warning voice in the back of her mind, but she tuned it out.He had learned to tune out the kids' constant questions.
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Verb table
tune
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytune
he, she, ittunes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytuned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tuned
he, she, ithas tuned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tuned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tune
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tuned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tuning
he, she, itis tuning
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you, we, theyare tuning
Past
I, he, she, itwas tuning
you, we, theywere tuning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tuning
he, she, ithas been tuning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tuning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tuning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tuning
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