- 1 1.1 [Anat] (organ) oído (m); (outer part) oreja (f) 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 ser* todo oídos to bend sb's ear [colloquial/familiar] darle* la lata a algn [familiar/colloquial] to be out on one's ear [colloquial/familiar] you'll be out on your ear te van a poner de patitas en la calle [familiar/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 sb's ears llegar* a oídos de algn to fall down about o around one's ears the 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 sb a thick ear [colloquial/familiar] darle* una torta or un moquete a algn [familiar/colloquial] to go in one ear and out the other [colloquial/familiar] 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 sb's ear gozar* de la confianza de algn to lend an ear to sb prestarle atención a algn to pin back one's ears now pin back your ears [colloquial/familiar] escuchen bien, paren la oreja (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] I'll pin back his ears for him! (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] le voy a dar un buen tirón de orejas [familiar/colloquial] seepin back to prick up one's ears [person] aguzar* el oído, parar la(s) oreja(s) (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] (lit) [dog/horse] levantar or (AmL) parar las orejas to set sb by the ears the will set the whole family by the ears el testamento sembró la discordia entre or enemistó a los miembros de la familia to set sth on its ear (AmE) causar revuelo en algo, revolucionar algo to turn a deaf ear to sb/sth hacer* oídos sordos a algn/algoMás ejemplos en oraciones
Más ejemplos en oraciones1.2 (sense of hearing) oído (m) pleasing to the ear agradable al oído 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 ear what 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
- 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.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 (of corn) espiga (f)
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