can't hear yourself think

to be unable to hear because a place is very noisy

It's so noisy in many pubs these days, you can hardly hear yourself think.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • can't hear yourself think — can t hear (yourself) think if you can t hear yourself think, you mean there is so much noise around you that it is impossible to hear anything. The music was so loud I could hardly hear myself think …   New idioms dictionary

  • can't hear yourself think — can’t hear yourself think phrase to be unable to hear because a place is very noisy It’s so noisy in many pubs these days, you can hardly hear yourself think. Thesaurus: describing loud and noisy soundssynonym Main entry: hear …   Useful english dictionary

  • hear yourself think — informal used to say that you cannot think clearly because of loud talking, music, etc. That music is so loud I can t hear myself think. • • • Main Entry: ↑hear …   Useful english dictionary

  • can't hear think — can t hear (yourself) think if you can t hear yourself think, you mean there is so much noise around you that it is impossible to hear anything. The music was so loud I could hardly hear myself think …   New idioms dictionary

  • be unable to hear oneself think — informal used to complain about very loud noise or music I hate bars where you can t hear yourself think …   Useful english dictionary

  • hear — [ hır ] (past tense and past participle heard [ hɜrd ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 notice sound ▸ 2 receive information ▸ 3 listen to ▸ 4 understand (feeling) ▸ 5 about things said ▸ 6 in court of law ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive never… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hear — W1S1 [hıə US hır] v past tense and past participle heard [hə:d US hə:rd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hear sounds/words etc)¦ 2¦(listen to somebody/something)¦ 3¦(be told something)¦ 4¦(in court)¦ 5 have heard of somebody/something 6 not hear the last of somebody… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • think — think1 W1S1 [θıŋk] v past tense and past participle thought [θo:t US θo:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(opinion/belief)¦ 2¦(use your mind)¦ 3¦(have an idea)¦ 4¦(remember)¦ 5¦(consider somebody/something)¦ 6 think of/about doing something 7 think twice 8 think… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hear — [[t]hɜ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦ hears, hearing, heard 1) VERB When you hear a sound, you become aware of it through your ears. [V n] She heard no further sounds... [V n] The trumpet can be heard all over their house... [ …   English dictionary

  • think — [[t]θɪ̱ŋk[/t]] ♦ thinks, thinking, thought 1) VERB: no cont If you think that something is the case, you have the opinion that it is the case. [V that] I certainly think there should be a ban on tobacco advertising... [V th …   English dictionary

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