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WordReference Forums. Nearby words for bend someone's ear eam eames eames chair eanling eap bend someone's ear. Meaning "handle of a pitcher" is mid-15c. In addition to the idioms beginning with ear early bird catches the worm early on early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise earn one's keep earn one's stripes ears are burning, one's ear to the ground, have one's also see: Using the thesaurus.
Log in or Sign up. Old English earde "having a handle". Ear-bash v.
Blues Piano Man , Nov 13, 2007. To be wet behind the ears "naive" is implied from 1914. Share This Page Tweet. Sorry - Yes Gaer - this is a different idiom. Related perhaps, but very different in terms of the relationship between bender and ear. It is divided into the outer ear from the outside to the eardrum , the middle ear , and the inner ear.
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