take no notice of

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take no notice of (third-person singular simple present takes no notice of, present participle taking no notice of, simple past took no notice of, past participle taken no notice of)

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To ignore.
    He took no notice of the spider until it bit him.
    • 1922, Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit:
      There was a person called Nana who ruled the nursery. Sometimes she took no notice of the playthings lying about, and sometimes, for no reason whatever, she went swooping about like a great wind and hustled them away in cupboards.

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