bend someone's ear

Bend someone's ear
To bend someone's ear is to talk to someone about something for a long-enough period that it becomes tiresome for the listener.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • bend someone's ear — bend someone’s ear informal phrase to talk to someone for a long time, especially in order to complain about something or to discuss a problem Thesaurus: to discuss somethingsynonym to complainsynonym Main entry: bend * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • bend someone's ear — bend (someone s) ear informal to talk to someone for a long time, usually about something boring. Don t let her bend your ear about how overworked she is. (often + about) …   New idioms dictionary

  • bend someone's ear — ► bend someone s ear informal talk to someone at length or in an unwelcome way. Main Entry: ↑bend …   English terms dictionary

  • bend someone's ear, — idi bend someone s ear, to talk to someone at often tiresome length …   From formal English to slang

  • bend someone's ear — informal talk to someone, especially at length or to ask a favour. → bend …   English new terms dictionary

  • bend someone's ear — Vrb phrs. To talk incessantly and tediously at someone. E.g. The manager s been bending my ear all afternoon about regulations and company protocol …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bend someone's ear — v. talk to someone for a long time to ask a favour; talk to a person without stopping in a boring manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bend someone's ear — informal to talk to someone for a long time, especially in order to complain about something or to discuss a problem …   English dictionary

  • bend one's ear — phrasal : to talk to someone at length especially to the point of boredom Humphrey bent the ear of … Charles Murphy for nearly two hours Newsweek …   Useful english dictionary

  • bend one's ear — phrasal to talk to someone at length …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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