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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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make beautiful music togetherTo have a great romantic relationship with each other.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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what kind of music do you likewhat kind of music do you like?Rate it:

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box someone's earsTo slap someone on the side of the head, usually as an informal punishment.Rate it:

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make someone's ears sadTo displease the ears of someone; to cause someone to hear music or sounds that are not to their liking.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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be all earsTo listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate.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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believe one's earsTo believe that something which one hears is truly the case.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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up to one's earsup to hereRate 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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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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cross someone's pathTo meet by chance.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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

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mop the floor with someoneTo trounce or defeat thoroughly or in a humiliating manner.Rate 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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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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queer someone's pitchTo make a task more difficult for the speaker.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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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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at someone's disposalAvailable to be used at any time and in any way the user sees fit.Rate it:

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