Idiom:  have someone's ear

Definition

Idiom:  have someone's ear

  • to have access to speak and have influence with someone
  • to know someone who has power or authority who will listen to you


Example sentences

  • Don't worry, I've got the director's ear so I'll make sure he knows what happened.
  • I'd love to get the editor's ear from a major publisher but it's really hard to get a manuscript past the literary agents.
  • Whoever has the minister's ear is giving some really bad advice.
  • Everyone tries to be really nice to the chief of staff because he has the president's ear.
  • Do you know anyone who has that ear of the HR Director at Apple? I'd love to work there.
  • If we can get seated at the head table, will have the owner's ear for an hour to try to pitch the sale.


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