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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #121629: Vocabulary: idioms: ears
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    Vocabulary: idioms: ears


    Once again, here are idioms concerning a part of the body: ears!  Of course, you won't have to study all these expressions, but being able to recognise them, after seeing them, may be important. 

     


    Here are a few quite picturesque ones... 


             
                   To be all ears

                   A smile from ear to ear        

               ... to go in at one ear

                and out at the other.   

                  

              To have itching ears        

                          To lend an ear               ENT department 
        

          To have a musical ear     

                          Ear plugs                  

    To be up to one's ears in stg           

                

              To have nothing between

                     one's ears   

               To prick up your ears                

        To have the wolf by the ears           

       

                   To pull sb's ear           

                      To speak in sb's ear              

              To stop one's ears      


     To flush up to the ears                To have sharp ears 
     To give a cold ear to  To turn a deaf ear
     To have cauliflower ears                             To play by ear 
     Ears tingling  Wet behind the ears                                  


    ... AND A FEW PROVERBS! 

      
     


          Turn a deaf ear  

                 Walls have ears    


    Here you are! Now, you're ready for the test. It's not difficult at all. May the FORCE be with you!  

     



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