ear

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ēr)


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ear

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has pierced ears
  2. got my ears pierced
  3. has [big, monkey] ears
  4. my [right, left] ear
  5. cupped her ear (to listen)
  6. put his ear to the [door, wall] (to listen)
  7. my ears are ringing
  8. have a ringing in my ears
  9. my ears hurt from the [loud music, noise, construction]
  10. have an infection in my ear
  11. use your ears (and listen)
  12. open your ears!
  13. clean out your ears!
  14. get the gunk out of your ears!
  15. is there something in your ears?
  16. can you lend me [a, your] ear?
  17. keep your ear to the ground
  18. is like music to my ears!
  19. a good ear for [sounds, accents, music]
  20. played the [song, piece, music] by ear
  21. [let's, we'll have to] play it by ear
  22. [clipped, cuffed] him round the ear
  23. UK: she's always had the [manager's, boss's] ear
  24. tell me - I'm all ears!
  25. their [plea, request] fell on deaf ears
  26. an ear of corn
n as adj
  1. is wearing ear [buds, phones, plugs]
  2. in-ear headphones
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