A sharp reproof: she expected to be sent away with a flea in her ear
More example sentences
- And if anybody asks when we will be having children they will go away with a flea in their ear.
- ‘He was sent away with a flea in his ear,’ said one Labour backbencher.
- A few weeks ago at another tournament in England, such assumptions saw one mouthy opponent dispatched with a flea in his ear.
Definition of a flea in one's ear in:
- The US English dictionary