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smile from ear to earA large smile.Rate it:

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mind's earThe mental faculty or inner sense with which one produces or reproduces imagined or recalled sounds solely within the mind; the supposed organ within the mind which experiences such sounds.Rate it:

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ear splittingvery loudRate it:

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ear to the groundThe practice or characteristic of carefully gathering information; a state or mindset of attentiveness.Rate it:

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ear tunnelA piece of jewelry that fits into a stretched earlobe hole and makes it seem like a peephole and makes it see-through.Rate it:

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turn a deaf earto refuse to listen or hear somethingRate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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flea in one's earA stinging rebuke or rebuff.Rate it:

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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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elephant earAny of several plants in tribe Colocasieae or Caladieae.A taro plant.Caladium.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.Rate it:

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bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.Rate it:

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box on the earAdministered on the victim's ear, usually by an educator, to enforce attention.Rate it:

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cute as a bug's earVery cute.Rate it:

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ear to the groundPursuing the practice or having the characteristic of carefully gathering information; well-informed.Rate it:

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ear trumpetold hearing aidRate it:

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ear tunnelA part of the ear.Rate it:

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elephant earUsed other than as an idiom: see elephant, ear.Rate it:

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elephant earA flat, crisp, sugared pastryRate it:

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elephant earA taro plant.Rate it:

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elephant earCaladium.Rate it:

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give earDante Gabriel Rosetti, A Death-Parting, lines 5-6.Rate it:

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give earTo listen: to devote one's attention to an auditory event.Rate it:

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go in one ear and out the otherFailed to pay attention.Rate it:

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have the wolf by the earTo be in a difficult situation - a dangerous situation from which one cannot disengage, but in which one cannot safely remain.Rate it:

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In One Ear and Out the OtherNot to pay any serious attention to something, ignore something without turning any ear to itRate it:

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Keep Your Ear to the GroundBe focused and well aware of what is happening aroundRate it:

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Lend an EarTo pay attention and listen to someoneRate it:

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lend an earTo listen to someone.Rate it:

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make a pig's ear ofTo do badly; to make a mess of.Rate it:

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make a silk purse of a sow's earTo produce something refined, admirable, or valuable from something which is unrefined, unpleasant, or of little or no value.Rate it:

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Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow's EarTo make something good out of something naturally badRate it:

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music to one's earSome unexpected good news; a favorable outcome after some initial confusion or delay.Rate it:

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out on one's earFired, dismissed or thrown out, especially for some wrongdoing or otherwise with disgrace.Rate it:

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play by earTo do by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.Rate it:

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play it by earTo do something by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.Rate it:

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play it by earTo play a song according to how it sounds, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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Play it by EarTo take ones next move when one is already faced with a situation, to devise or improvise thingsRate it:

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pour honey in one's earTell someone something that they want to hear.Rate it:

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pour honey into one's earTell someone something that they want to hear.Rate it:

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talk someone's ear offTo talk excessively or far more than is wanted or appreciated.Rate it:

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tin earInsensitivity to and inability to appreciate the elements of performed music or the rhythm, elegance, or nuances of language.Rate it:

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up on one's earAnnoyed, angry.Rate it:

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you can't make a silk purse of a sow's earIt is not possible to produce something refined, admirable, or valuable from something which is unrefined, unpleasant, or of little or no value.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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spring to mindTo appear suddenly in one's thoughts, often as an example of something.Rate it:

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time out of mindThe distant past beyond anyone's memory.Rate it:

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top of mindForemost in one's thoughts; of greatest concern or priority.Rate it:

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out of sight, out of mindWhen something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.Rate it:

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Out of Sight, Out of MindYou forget people that are no longer visible, if you don’t see someone for a while, you tend to forgetRate it:

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