Definition of ring in one's ears or head in English:

ring in one's ears (or head)

Linger in the memory: he left Washington with the president’s praises ringing in his ears
More example sentences
  • Lord Cecil's admonishment still rang in her ears and the memory of the pressure of his fingers on her arm had yet to fade hours after the occurrence.
  • I grew up in a town covered in smog, memories of the legendary Mannion and Hardwick ringing in our ears and the prospect of the club never doing owt.
  • But many Chinese parents feel betrayed when their children leave home, when an ancient poem ‘A good son should not go too far when his parents are alive’ still rings in their ears.
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