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ear / oreja
 
ear   1   [ɪər]
A. -noun
1. (anatomy)
(=outer part)   oreja (f)
(=rest of organ)   oído (m)
·she has small ears
·tiene las orejas pequeñas
a. he could not [believe] his ears =   no daba crédito a sus oídos
b. he was grinning [from] ear to ear =   la mueca le llegaba de oreja a oreja
c. he whispered [in] her ear =   le susurró al oído
d. [inner]/[middle]/[outer] ear =   oído (m) interno/medio/externo
e. to [prick up] one'noun ears
[person]   aguzar el oído
[animal]   empinar las orejas
f. he was looking for a [sympathetic] ear =   buscaba a alguien que le escuchara
g. a [word] in your ear =   una palabra en confianza
h. to be all ears   ser todo oídos
i. to bend somebody'noun ear   *   machacar la cabeza a somebody, someone *
j. I bet his ears were [burning]   apuesto a que le zumbaban or pitaban los oídos
k. to close one'noun ears to something   hacer caso omiso de algo
·they [closed] their ears to everything that was being said
·hicieron caso omiso de todo lo que se dijo
l. to [fall] or [crash down] around or about one'noun ears   venirse abajo
·the house is falling down around my ears
·la casa se está viniendo abajo
·it brought their world crashing down around their ears
·hizo que el mundo se les viniera abajo
m. to fall on deaf ears   caer en oídos sordos
n. it goes in one ear and out the other   por un oído le/me entra y por otro le/me sale
o. to have/keep one'noun ear(noun) to the ground   estar con la oreja pegada *,   estar al tanto
p. to have somebody'noun ear   tener enchufe con somebody, someone *
q. to lend an ear (to something)   prestar atenciónoun (a algo)
·they're always willing to lend an ear and offer advice
·siempre estánoun dispuestos a escuchar y dar consejos
r. to listen with half an ear   escuchar a medias
s. to be out on one'noun ear   *   verse en la calle (sin trabajo) *
·if you don't work harder, you'll be out on your ear
como no arrimes masculineánoun el hombro te veránoun en la calle *
t. to pin back one'noun ears >   *   escuchar bien
u. to shut one'noun ears to something   to close one'noun ears to something
v. to give somebody a thick ear >   *   dar una torta or un tortazo a somebody, someone *
w. to be up to one'noun ears (in something) >   *   (in work, papers)   estar hasta arriba (de algo)   (in difficulties, debt, scandal)   estar hasta el cuello (de algo)
x. to have money/houses coming out of one'noun ears   tener dinero/casas para dar y tomar
·I had football/pizza coming out of my ears
·el feminineútbol/la pizza me salía por las orejas,   estaba harto de feminineútbol/pizza
y. to be wet behind the ears >   *   estar verde *
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2. (=sense of hearing)   oído (m)
·her voice was very pleasing to the ear
·tenía una voz muy agradable al oído
a. to play something [by] ear   (literally)   tocar algo de oído
·we don't know what to expect, we'll just have to play it by ear
(figurative)   no sabemos a qué atenernos, tendremos que improvisar sobre la marcha
b. she has an ear [for] languages =   tiene oído para los idiomas
·she has a good ear (for music)
·tiene buen oído (para la masculineúsica)
B. -compound
·ear lobe   -noun   lóbulo (m) de la oreja
·ear, nose and throat department   -noun   secciónoun (f) de otorrinolaringología
·ear, nose and throat specialist   -noun   otorrinolaringólogo (m) / otorrinolaringóloga (f)
·ear trumpet   -noun   trompetilla (f) acústica
·ear wax   -noun   cerumen (m),   cera (f) de los oídos
 
ear / espiga
 
ear   2   [ɪər]   -noun
. [of cereal]   espiga (f)
 
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