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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.Rate it:

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ears are burningBeing the topic of discussion in another place; or sensing that this is happening.Rate it:

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keep the home fires burningTo maintain daily routine and provide the necessities of life in a home or community.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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all earsAwaiting an explanation.Rate it:

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all earsListening intently; fully focused.Rate it:

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all eyes and earsTo be attentive.Rate it:

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be all earsTo listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate.Rate it:

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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.Rate it:

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coming out of one's earsIn great or excess quantity.Rate it:

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donkey's earsA long time.Rate it:

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dry behind the earsSeasoned or experienced; mature, especially with respect to judgment.Rate it:

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elephant earstaroRate it:

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

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fall on deaf earsOf a request, complaint, etc, to be ignored.Rate it:

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have one's ears loweredTo get a haircut.Rate it:

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jug earsEars whose plane is markedly not parallel to the plane of the head.Rate it:

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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.Rate it:

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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.Rate it:

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preach to deaf earsTo attempt to persuade a party that does not wish to listen or cannot be altered in its conviction.Rate it:

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prick up one's earsTo listen attentively.Rate it:

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set by the earsTo make (a person or persons) argue; to set quarrelling.Rate it:

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Spock earsPointy ears, resembling those of Spock, a Star Trek character.Rate it:

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walls have earsThere is a risk of being heard, so pay attention to what you say.Rate it:

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wet behind the earsInexperienced; not seasoned; new; just beginning.Rate it:

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burn upTo destroy by burning.Rate it:

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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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escape fireA fuel-free safe spot, consisting of burning grass as a method of defense against a forest fire.Rate it:

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guinea pigA tailless rodent of the Cavia genus, with short ears and larger than a hamster; the species Cavia porcellus is often kept as a pet.Rate it:

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