Meaning of “lend an ear” in the English Dictionary

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"lend an ear" in British English

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lend an ear

old-fashioned

to listen to someone with sympathy:

Claire's always one to lend a sympathetic ear if you have problems.

(Definition of “lend an ear” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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