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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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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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music hallvaudevilleRate 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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keep someone in the darkTo deliberately not tell someone details about somethingRate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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pull someone's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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queer someone's pitchTo make a task more difficult for the speaker.Rate it:

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tickle someone's fancyTo amuse, entertain, or appeal to someone; to stimulate someone's imagination in a favorable manner.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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hit someone for sixBe affected in a devastating way by some unexpected news.Rate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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warm the cockles of someone's heartTo provide happiness, to bring a deeply-felt contentment.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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beat someone's brains outTo beat someone very severely.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate it:

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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.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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bite someone in the arseTo punish or take retribution on.Rate it:

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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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blow someone out of the waterTo trounce; to defeat someone thoroughly, at a game or in battle.Rate it:

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blow someone's mindTo astonish someone, to flabbergast someone.Rate it:

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