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ear

noun   /ɪər/
A1 one of the two parts of the body on your head that you hear with oreja She whispered something in his ear.
the part of a cereal plant that the seeds grow on mazorca, espiga an ear of corn
→  Idioms be all ears , be up to your ears in sth , close your ears , have an ear for something
(Definition of ear from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

ear

noun //
the part of the head by means of which we hear, or its external part only oreja Her new hairstyle covers her ears.
the sense or power of hearing especially the ability to hear the difference between sounds oído sharp ears He has a good ear for music.
earache noun
(medical) pain in the inner part of the ear dolor de oídos She’s been suffering from a severe earache.
eardrum noun
(anatomy) the layer of tissue separating the inner from the outer ear. tímpano
earlobe noun
(anatomy) the soft lower part of the ear lóbulo de la oreja pierced earlobes.
earmark verb
to set aside (for a particular purpose) destinar, apartar A certain amount of money has been earmarked for refurbishing the office.
earphones noun plural
a small piece of electronic equipment that has parts which you wear in your ears to listen to a radio or personal stereo auriculares, cascos She is wearing a pair of earphones.
earplug noun
a small piece of soft material which you put in your ear to keep noise or water out tapones para los oídos I bought a pair of earplugs to help me sleep better in that noisy hotel room.
earring noun
an ornament worn attached to the ear pendiente a pair of silver earrings.
earshot noun
the distance at which sound can be heard alcance del oído He did not hear her last remark as he was out of earshot.
be all ears
to listen with keen attention ser todo oídos The children were all ears when their father was describing the car crash.
go in one ear and out the other
not to make any lasting impression entrar por un oído y salir por el otro I keep telling that child to work harder, but my words go in one ear and out the other.
play by ear
to play (music) without looking at and without having memorized printed music tocar de oído, improvisar He can’t read music so he has to play everything by ear.
up to one’s ears (in)
deeply involved (in) estar hasta el cuello I’m up to my ears in work.
(Definition of ear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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