Definition of 'ear'
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We are the eyes and ears on the ground. The Sun (2016)And they have these matching great big ears. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was left deaf in one ear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It goes in one ear and out the other. The Sun (2016)The sickness is triggered when the brain gets conflicting signals from what your eye sees and your inner ear senses. The Sun (2016)The doctor wanted to refer me to an ear, nose and throat specialist. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You hear with new ears. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One listens with refreshed ears. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Music to your ears? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She looked as if she were going to box her ears. A Little Princess (1905)This keeps your head and ears toasty and comes with a hole for your ponytail. The Sun (2010)She has just had the top of one of her ears pierced. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why not try to balance the use of your eyes and ears? Christianity Today (2000)Maybe nature has given me a good ear for languages. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which is maybe why she chose the biggest elf ears available. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We in the audience lend them our ears and remember our manners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their reaction was music to the ears. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This infection of the balance mechanism in the inner ear usually subsides within six weeks. The Sun (2014)But they are not exciting and the blood is still thundering in the ears on all sides. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to take our fingers out of our ears and listen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many have at least one ear on the past. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Prepare to cover your eyes and ears during what may be the most gruesome episode yet. The Sun (2009)Over the last few years he has displayed an impressive ear for up-and-coming indie bands. The Sun (2006)You might notice this in your ears, head or chest. The Sun (2009)He has a fine ear for detail, and the music sounded lucid and transparent and the orchestra played beautifully. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)
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Translations for 'ear'
British English: ear /ɪə/ NOUN
Your ears are the two parts of your body with which you hear sounds.
He whispered something in her ear.
- American English: ear
- Arabic: أُذُن
- Brazilian Portuguese: orelha
- Chinese: 耳朵
- Croatian: uho
- Czech: ucho
- Danish: øre
- Dutch: oor
- European Spanish: oído Anatomía
- Finnish: korva
- French: oreille
- German: Ohr
- Greek: αφτί
- Italian: orecchio
- Japanese: 耳
- Korean: 귀
- Norwegian: øre
- Polish: ucho
- European Portuguese: orelha
- Romanian: ureche
- Russian: ухо
- Spanish: oído
- Swedish: öra
- Thai: หู
- Turkish: kulak
- Ukrainian: вухо
- Vietnamese: tai
Definition of ear from the Collins English Dictionary
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