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reach someone's ears

Definition of reach someone's ears in English:

Be heard or heard about by someone: the sound of running feet reached my ears one of those stories reached our ears
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  • Inside, the sound of a symphony warming up reached her ears.
  • A voice from the shadows of the room reached my ears.
  • Individually we can take steps to generally control what sounds reach our ears in the privacy of our home.
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