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grin from ear to ear

Meaning: to have a wide smile extending from one ear to the other, often indicating extreme joy or satisfaction.

Example: When Sophia saw her birthday cake, she grinned from ear to ear. Read more ➺


fall on deaf ears

Meaning: to disregard or ignore.

Example: His protestations that the project would put the firm over budget fell on deaf ears. Read more ➺


not believe eyes

Meaning: shock or surprise at something you see or hear

Example: My fiancĂ© is with someone else - I can't believe my eyes. Read more ➺


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 more ➺


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 more ➺


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 more ➺


within earshot

Meaning: to be close by

Example: to be close by Read more ➺


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 more ➺


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 more ➺


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 more ➺


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