Ear

not believe eyes

Meaning: shock or surprise at something you see or hear

Example: My fiancé is with someone else - I can't believe my eyes. Read on

music to ears

Meaning: something that is soothing to your ears

Example: Our teacher told us that we will get a long summer break and this was just music to my ears. Read on

earworm

Meaning: a situation when a song that comes to your mind again and again

Example: This new PitBull song is a real earworm. I haven't been able to get it out of my head since last week. Read on

wet behind the ears

Meaning: immature or poor skill

Example: From the way the soldier handled the gun, everyone could tell that he was wet behind the ears. Read on

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

Meaning: to start paying attention

Example: The teacher asked her student to prick up his ears when he kept on disturbing the class with silly jokes. Read on

prick ears up

Meaning: listen carefully

Example: She pricked up her ears when she heard her name being mentioned by the group chatting animatedly at the corner. Read on

lend me your ears

Meaning: ask for someone's full attention

Example: Lend me your ears, and I will tell you about my adventures in the mountains. Read on

all ears

Meaning: saying that you are all ears means the other person has got your full attention in terms of listening to him

Example: Kids in my class were all ears when I was telling them the story. Read on

hear on the grapevine

Meaning: to hear rumours about something

Example: I heard on the grapevine that he was being promoted, but I don't know anything further. Read on

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