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ear 1

Inglés americano: /ɪr/
Inglés británico: /ɪə/

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy) (organ)
    (outer part) oreja (feminine)
    he has big ears
    tiene orejas grandes
    the inner/middle/outer ear
    el oído interno/medio/externo
    ear, nose and throat department
    el departamento de otorrinolaringología or de oído, nariz y garganta
    to grin from ear to ear
    sonreír de oreja a oreja
    to listen with a sympathetic ear
    escuchar con actitud comprensiva
    to listen with half an ear
    escuchar a medias
    her ears must be burning
    le deben estar ardiendo las orejas or zumbando los oídos
    to be all ears to bend somebody's ear [colloquial]
    darle la lata a alguien [colloquial]
    to be out on one's ear [colloquial]you'll be out on your ear
    te van a poner de patitas en la calle [colloquial]
    to be up to one's ears in debt/trouble/work
    estar hasta aquí or hasta las orejas de deudas/problemas/trabajo
    to be wet behind the ears
    estar verde
    no tener experiencia
    to come to somebody's ears
    llegar a oídos de alguien
    to fall down about o around one's earsthe house is falling down around our ears
    la casa se nos está viniendo abajo or cayendo a pedazos
    it brought their dreams crashing down about their ears
    echó por tierra sus ilusiones
    to fall on deaf ears
    caer en oídos sordos
    to give somebody a thick ear [colloquial]
    darle una torta or un moquete a alguien [colloquial]
    to go in one ear and out the other [colloquial]I've told her a thousand times, but it just goes in one ear and out the other
    se lo he dicho mil veces, pero le entra por un oído y le sale por el otro
    to have/keep one's ear to the ground
    mantenerse atento
    to have somebody's ear
    gozar de la confianza de alguien
    to lend an ear to somebody
    prestarle atención a alguien
    to pin back one's earsnow pin back your ears [colloquial]
    escuchen bien
    paren la oreja (Latin America) [colloquial]
    I'll pin back his ears for him! (American English) [colloquial]
    le voy a dar un buen tirón de orejas [colloquial]
    seepin backto prick up one's ears (person)
    aguzar el oído
    parar la(s) oreja(s) (Latin America) [colloquial] (lit) (dog/horse)
    levantar or (Latin America) parar las orejas
    to set somebody by the earsthe will set the whole family by the ears
    el testamento sembró la discordia entre or enemistó a los miembros de la familia
    to set something on its ear (American English)
    causar revuelo en algo
    revolucionar algo
    to turn a deaf ear to somebody/something
    hacer oídos sordos a alguien/algo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • If the growth is large, then it may have caused more damage and this sometimes leads to some loss of hearing in the affected ear.
    • Surgeons are sometimes able to preserve some hearing in the ear being operated on, but this is rare.
    • The balancing mechanism in the ear can be tested in various ways using vestibulometric tests.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • They have a tragus, which can be folded back to seal the opening of the ear when the animal digs.
    • In many ways, the cetacean ear is radically different from the ear of terrestrial mammals.
    • Then she would have leaned over and stroked the mare's neck whispering sweet nothings in her ear as the animal pranced.
  • 2 (sense of hearing) pleasing to the ear to have a good ear for music/languages
    tener oído para la música/los idiomas
    to play an instrument/a piece by ear
    tocar un instrumento/una pieza de oído
    to play it by earwhat are you going to say? — I don't know, I'll just have to play it by ear
    ¿qué vas a decir? — no sé, ya veré llegado el momento or sobre la marcha
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • But with near sensory overload of sound, music and colour, not having an ear for the Danish language didn't matter.
    • In fact, it sounded so good that it seemed as though someone with an ear for classical music was at the helm of this company and so we decided to investigate.
    • He was also a magnificent writer with an ear for language and a wonderful imagination, and a fine poet to boot.

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ear 2
Inglés americano: /ɪr/
Inglés británico: /ɪə/

noun

  • (of corn)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Plants were allowed to open-pollinate and all measurements were taken on plants with a fertilized ear.
    • Measurements were conducted at 20°C at the second leaf of seedlings and at 25°C at the second leaf above the ear during flowering.
    • It is most noticeable as grayish black galls on the ear of the plant.

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