Idioms related to Ear

within earshot
within earshot Meaning | Definition to be close by to be able to hear something or someone to be trying to hear someone Example Sentences The police was ... Read on
prick up ears
prick up ears also prick ears up Meaning to start paying attention to begin the process of listening (to someone) intently Example Sentences The teacher asked her student ... Read on
prick ears up
prick ears up also prick up ears Meaning listen carefully begin to listen attentively become very alert and start listening start to listen with full attention Example Sentences She ... Read on
all ears
all ears Meaning: saying that you are all ears means the other person has got your full attention in terms of listening to him very keen to hear ... Read on
play by ear
play by ear Meaning: learn music by ear to play by remembering the tune, without printed music to play a musical instrument by remembering the tune and not ... Read on
play it by ear
play it by ear Meaning: improvise act without preparation to let things go as they may determined on the circumstances according to the demand of the situation Examples: ... Read on
turn a deaf ear
turn a deaf ear Meaning: – choose not to hear – refuse to listen – to ignore what someone says Examples: 1. Please do not just turn a ... Read on

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cut corners
cut corners Meaning: economize on time, money, materials or effort, perhaps unwisely. Example: It is certainly not a sensible move to cut corners with national security.

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