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have/keep your ear to the ground

to pay attention to everything that is happening around you and to what people are saying
(Definition of have/keep your ear to the ground from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have/keep your ear to the ground”
in Chinese (Simplified) 耳听八方, 注意周围情况, 保持关注…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耳聽八方, 注意周圍情況, 保持關注…
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