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have one's ears loweredTo get a haircut.Rate 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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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.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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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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

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

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate 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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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.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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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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ears are burningBeing the topic of discussion in another place; or sensing that this is happening.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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jug earsEars whose plane is markedly not parallel to the plane of the head.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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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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wet behind the earsInexperienced; not seasoned; new; just beginning.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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have butterflies in one's stomachTo be nervous, uncertain, or anxious.Rate it:

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have a brick in one's hatto be drunkRate it:

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have a frog in one's throatTo feel the need to cough; to have a tickle in one's throat; to have a scratchy or uneven voice.Rate it:

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have a good oneTo enjoy an event or occasion, especially a holiday or one's birthday.Rate it:

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have a good oneformula used when parting.Rate it:

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have a mind of one's ownTo form one's personal opinions and choose one's actions without being governed by the views or choices of others; to be independently minded; to think for oneself.Rate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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have bats in one's belfryTo be crazy or eccentric.Rate it:

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have egg on one's faceTo suffer embarrassment or humiliation; to damage one's reputation.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's bellyTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's stomachTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy.Rate it:

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have eyes in the back of one's headTo be particularly, especially uncannily, observant; a perceived ability to see in all directions at once.Rate it:

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have had one's chipsTo be dead or finished.Rate it:

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have one's back to the wallTo have no other options remaining.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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have one's ducks in a rowTo be organized; to have one's affairs in order; specifically, to have a multi-person effort coordinated towards the exact same goal.Rate it:

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have one's eye onto seek, pursueRate it:

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have one's fingers in many piesto be involved in many different things.Rate it:

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have one's hand outTo be requesting benefits, especially if not entitled to them.Rate it:

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have one's hands fullTo be busy or thoroughly preoccupied.Rate it:

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