have one's ear

{v. phr.} To have access to someone in power; receive audiences rather frequently. * /The national security advisor has the president's ear./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • have one's ear — {v. phr.} To have access to someone in power; receive audiences rather frequently. * /The national security advisor has the president s ear./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have\ one's\ ear — v. phr. To have access to someone in power; receive audiences rather frequently. The national security advisor has the president s ear …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have one's ear to the ground — • keep one s ear to the ground • have one s ear to the ground pay attention to the way things are going or the way people feel and think He always has his ear to the ground and knows everything that is going on in our company …   Idioms and examples

  • have one's ear to the ground — v. keep one s ear to the ground, pay close attention to what is going on, keep well informed regarding prevalent new trends; be astute, be clever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To have one's ear — Ear Ear, n. [AS. e[ a]re; akin to OFries. [ a]re, [ a]r, OS. ?ra, D. oor, OHG. ?ra, G. ohr, Icel. eyra, Sw. [ o]ra, Dan. [ o]re, Goth. auso, L. auris, Lith. ausis, Russ. ukho, Gr. ?; cf. L. audire to hear, Gr. ?, Skr. av to favor, protect. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • have or keep one's ear to the ground — idi have or keep one s ear to the ground, to stay alert to current trends and viewpoints …   From formal English to slang

  • ear to the ground, have one's —  Be in close contact with what is happening or about to happen, ears flapping, with Avid for information …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • keep one's ear to the ground — • keep one s ear to the ground • have one s ear to the ground pay attention to the way things are going or the way people feel and think He always has his ear to the ground and knows everything that is going on in our company …   Idioms and examples

  • Ear — Ear, n. [AS. e[ a]re; akin to OFries. [ a]re, [ a]r, OS. ?ra, D. oor, OHG. ?ra, G. ohr, Icel. eyra, Sw. [ o]ra, Dan. [ o]re, Goth. auso, L. auris, Lith. ausis, Russ. ukho, Gr. ?; cf. L. audire to hear, Gr. ?, Skr. av to favor, protect. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ear finger — Ear Ear, n. [AS. e[ a]re; akin to OFries. [ a]re, [ a]r, OS. ?ra, D. oor, OHG. ?ra, G. ohr, Icel. eyra, Sw. [ o]ra, Dan. [ o]re, Goth. auso, L. auris, Lith. ausis, Russ. ukho, Gr. ?; cf. L. audire to hear, Gr. ?, Skr. av to favor, protect. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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