English Language Lessons

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Idiom of the week – Have someone’s ear

Posted by englishlessons on February 22, 2012


have access to and influence with someone


Do you think he’s still influential at the company? Does he still have the President’s ear?
She bragged that she had the CEO’s ear and could help me get a job there.

Picture it:

If you have someone’s ear, you are very close to that person, close enough to whisper into her/his ear.

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