- [C]耳,耳朵 either of the two organs by which people or animals hear, each side of the head
- [S]听力 keen recognition of sounds, especially in music or languages
- [S]倾听; 注意 sympathetic attention
- [C]穗 the head of a grain-producing plant, used for food
- the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
- good hearing;
"he had a keen ear"
"a good ear for pitch"
- the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
- attention to what is said;
"he tried to get her ear"
- fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
- She plays the piano entirely by ear.
- If this news ever reaches her ears, she'll be furious.
- He gave the boy's ear a painful tweak.
- The dog's ear pricked up at the sound.
- He tried to give a sympathetic ear to the patient.
- They bent an ear to our request for aid.
- The corn will soon ear.
- Soon the seedings shot up and began to ear.
Her trained ear detected the weaknesses.
His right ear was taken off.
The blind touched the elephant's ear and said that it was just like a huge fan.
Big rings hang from her ears.
She hit him on the ears.
Bullets whistled past our ears.
I was too afraid of her to shudder, too afraid of her to put my fingers to my ears.
I heard him say so with my own ears.
Walls have ears.
Everybody says there is more in his statement than meets the ear.
She has a good ear for languages.
She's got a good ear for music.
The band doesn't sound out of tune to me, but then I've no ear for music.
Gary quite likes pop music, but has an ear for the classics as well.
Rice was shooting out into ears.
She has some ears of rice in her hand.
- a word in sb's ear
〈非正式〉悄悄话，耳语 a private talk
May I have a word in your ear? 我和你说句悄悄话行吗?
When you have time would you come to my office,I'd like to have a word in your ear. 你有空请来我办公室,我想同你私下谈谈。
- 〈非正式〉悄悄话，耳语 a private talk
- about one's ears
彻底地,猛烈地 all round one
I regret getting involved with my daughter's marital problems; all its done is to bring trouble about my ears. 我后悔干涉我女儿的婚姻问题,现在我所做的一切将给我带来无穷的烦恼。
Immediately after she offered the suggestion, a storm broke about her ears. 她一提出那建议,立刻就引起一场轩然大波。
- 彻底地,猛烈地 all round one
- be all ears
全神贯注地听着,专心倾听 listen eagerly
The children were all ears when Granny told them stories. 奶奶讲故事的时候,孩子们都全神贯注地听着。
Philip was all ears. 菲利普仔细倾听。
- 全神贯注地听着,专心倾听 listen eagerly
- bring sth (down) about one's ears
失败，毁灭；（希望、计划等）落空 to or into complete collaps, defeat, or ruin; to the destruction of a person's plans, hopes, etc.
The war brought their plans down about their ears. 战争使他们的计划成为泡影。
They had planed to go outing, but the heavy rain brought their plan down about their ears. 他们本来计划去郊游，可是大雨是他们的计划落空了。
- 失败，毁灭；（希望、计划等）落空 to or into complete collaps, defeat, or ruin; to the destruction of a person's plans, hopes, etc.
- box sb's ears
打…耳光 slap sb on the side of the head
If you don't behave yourselves I'll box your ears! 你们若不规矩,我会打你们耳 光的!
- 打…耳光 slap sb on the side of the head
- bring a storm about sb's ears
引起对某人的强烈反感〔愤怒〕 cause sb to be very tiresome or angry
His foolish act has brought a storm about his ears. 他的愚蠢行动招致了人们的强烈不满。
You'll be bringing a storm about your ears if you try to criticize their way of doing things. 你要是批评他们的做法,那你就捅了马蜂窝了。
- 引起对某人的强烈反感〔愤怒〕 cause sb to be very tiresome or angry
- come out of one's ears
大量 be in great excess
The Duke and Duchess were so wealthy that they seemed to have money coming out of their ears. 公爵和公爵夫人非常富裕,他们似乎有用不完的钱。
- 大量 be in great excess
- come to〔reach〕 one's ears
让…听到 be made aware of
The news soon came to his ears. 这消息传到了他耳朵里。
I hope the bad news won't come to her ears. 我希望这个坏消息别让她听见。
He broke the rule that family discord should never reach the ears of outsiders. 他打破了家丑不可外扬的规矩。
- 让…听到 be made aware of
- fall on deaf ears
未受到重视; 未被理睬,不被听取 not be mentioned
His complaints fell on deaf ears. 没有人理会他的抱怨。
- 未受到重视; 未被理睬,不被听取 not be mentioned
- fall on one's ears
Their lazy, blurred voices fell pleasantly on his ears. 他们那种慢吞吞、含糊不清的声音在他听起来却很悦耳。
Words thus strung together fall on the ears like music. 这样连贯的话语听起来有音乐感。
- 听起来 sound
- gain the ear of
得到某人的注意 get sb to listen to one
We'll only get our proposal considered if we can gain the ear of the managing director. 如果我们能够得到总干事的注意,我们的建议才会得到考虑。
He gained the ear of the managing director and voiced his opinion. 他说的话总经理愿意倾听,于是他就直抒己见了。
- 得到某人的注意 get sb to listen to one
- give (an) ear to
倾听,注意 listen; pay attention to
You should give ear to what he has to say. 你应该注意听他的发言。
The press gave ear to the chancellor's warning of a possible rise in interest rates. 新闻界倾听了大臣关于利率可能提高的告诫。
Children should give an ear to their parents' advice. 小孩应该听从父母的劝告。
- 倾听,注意 listen; pay attention to
- give one's ears
不惜任何代价(要) make great personal sacrifice for; pay any price for
I would give my ears to have a try. 我无论如何得试一试。
I would give my ears for a glance at that balance sheet. 我一定要看一看财政收支表。
I'd give my ears for a chance to fly on Concorde. 为了能获得驾驶协和飞机的机会,我愿不惜任何代价。
- 不惜任何代价(要) make great personal sacrifice for; pay any price for
- give sb a thick ear
打…耳光 slap sb on the side of the head
My father gave me a thick ear when he heard I'd been playing truant. 我父亲知道我一直逃学时,打了我一记耳光。
- 打…耳光 slap sb on the side of the head
- go in one ear and out of the other
左耳进,右耳出; 只当耳旁风 be not really listening
It's no use asking Tim to deliver any message for you.Everything I say to him goes in one ear and out of the other. 让蒂姆捎信没有用,我对他讲的任何事他都当作耳边风。
- 左耳进,右耳出; 只当耳旁风 be not really listening
- have long ears
爱打听别人的事情 be inquisitive
Brenda has long ears; someday, she's going to hear something that will upset her. 布伦达爱打听别人的事情,总有一天,她会听到使她心烦意乱的事情。
- 爱打听别人的事情 be inquisitive
- have one's ears burning
耳朵发热 be the subject of conversation
I'm surprised you didn't have your ears burning last night because we were talking about you. 我奇怪的是昨晚当我们在谈论你的时候,你居然感觉不到。
- 耳朵发热 be the subject of conversation
- have the ear of
有机会接触到高层次的消息来源 have access to a higher source of information
What he says is probably true because he has the ear of the Queen. 他说的事情也许是真的,因为他有见到女王的机会。
(意见、看法等)得到某人重视; 被某人听取和接受 (ideas, opinions etc.) are respected by sb
I didn't think you can have his ear. 我看他不会听你的。
- 有机会接触到高层次的消息来源 have access to a higher source of information
- lend an ear
细听,倾听 listen attentively
Lend an ear to him. It seems that he knows the whole story. 仔细听他讲,他似乎知道全部内情。
If you would lend an ear for a couple of minutes you might learn something to your advantage. 要是你愿意认真听几分钟的话,你可能会学到一些对你有用的东西。
- 细听,倾听 listen attentively
- on one's ear
发怒,惊讶,动乱 angry; surprised
His insult really put me on my ear. 他的侮辱确实使我恼火。
He set the racing world on its ear by breaking eight world records. 他创造了8项世界纪录使径赛界人士大为惊讶。
If you ever made that mistake, you went out on your ear. 要是你曾犯过那个错误,你是太轻率了。
- 发怒,惊讶,动乱 angry; surprised
- play by ear
凭听觉而不是识谱来演奏音乐 play a tune which one has heard, remembered, or invented but not seen written in notes play by ear
I could play by ear.我能够凭听觉而不是识谱来演奏音乐。
No one could play by ear.没有人能够凭听觉而不是识谱来演奏乐器。play sth by ear
I can play the piano by ear, but I regret now that I never learned to read music properly.我能不看乐谱弹奏钢琴,不过现在我后悔没有真正学会识乐谱。
- 凭听觉而不是识谱来演奏音乐 play a tune which one has heard, remembered, or invented but not seen written in notes play by ear
- play it by ear
见机行事 judge the correct way to deal with sth as it happens, without fixed plans in advance
In dealing with that unpredictable man, you simply cannot follow a prearranged plan, you have to play it by ear. 和那个捉摸不定的人打交道,你简直无法按预定计划行事,只好随机应变。
- 见机行事 judge the correct way to deal with sth as it happens, without fixed plans in advance
- prick up one's ears
立刻竖起耳朵仔细听 suddenly start listening carefully
He certainly pricked up his ears when you told him about your good luck. 当你把你的吉利事告诉他时,他肯定竖起耳朵在仔细听。
He wasn't paying much attention then pricked up his ears when he heard that the terms included the use of a company car. 他起初不太注意,但当他听到项目包括使用公司汽车时,他立即注意了起来。
- 立刻竖起耳朵仔细听 suddenly start listening carefully
- ring in one's ears
言犹在耳 sound like a bell in (a space)
The children's laughter was still ringing in my ears as I left the playground. 我离开操场时,孩子们银铃般的笑声还在我耳边回响。
The voice of the singer still rings in my ears. 歌唱家的声音仍萦绕在我耳边。
With these words still ringing in his ears, he got back into his old habits. 这些话还在耳边回响,他却已故态萌发了。
- 言犹在耳 sound like a bell in (a space)
- set by the ears
使争吵不休 lead to disharmony among people set sb by the ears
The mere mention of the subject set the whole company by the ears.一提起这个题目,就引起众人的争吵。
Trying to agree where to go on holiday set the family by the ears.试图商定去哪里度假,结果造成了家庭不和。
- 使争吵不休 lead to disharmony among people set sb by the ears
- shut one's ears to
对…充耳不闻 pretend not to hear
She shut her ears to all the advice of her friends. 她全然不听朋友们的劝告。
- 对…充耳不闻 pretend not to hear
- strain one's ears
尽力倾听 try one's best to listen
There is someone straining his ears at the door. 门边正有人在竭力听着什么。
- 尽力倾听 try one's best to listen
- throw out on sb's ear
不客气地把某人打发走 forcibly eject sb throw sb out on sb's ear
The drunk was making a nuisance of himself and so the manager threw him out on his ear.那醉汉自己招人讨厌,因此经理不客气地把他打发走了。
- 不客气地把某人打发走 forcibly eject sb throw sb out on sb's ear
- turn a deaf ear to
置若罔闻,装没听到 pay no attention to; pretend not to hear
Mary turned a deaf ear to Lois's asking to ride her bicycle. 洛伊丝向玛丽借自行车,玛丽假装没听见。
Can't you find a way of turning a deaf ear to her endless complaints? 你有办法假装听不见她那没完没了的抱怨吗?
She turned a deaf ear to their complaints. 她不理睬他们的抱怨。
But the authorities turned a deaf ear to their demands. 但当局不理睬他们的要求。
He turned a deaf ear to my request for help. 他对于我的求助置若罔闻。
It is wrong to turn a deaf ear to others' criticism. 对别人的批评充耳不闻是错误的。
- 置若罔闻,装没听到 pay no attention to; pretend not to hear
- up to one's ears
深深卷入 overwhelmed with
They've borrowed so much money that they're up to their ears in debt. 他们借了这么多的钱以致债台高筑。
I'm sorry,I'll have to cancel lunch today because I'm up to my ears in paper work. 很遗憾,今天我只得不吃午饭了,因为我有很多文书工作要做。
- 深深卷入 overwhelmed with
- wet behind the ears
Many of these youngsters know the job in theory but they're still wet behind the ears when it comes to putting it into practice. 这些年轻人中很多人理论上知道怎么干,但要付诸实践时,仍然是幼稚无知的。
- 少不更事,无所适从 inexperienced
- with half an ear
不专心(听) listen inattentively
I was only listening to the radio with half an ear. 我只是顺便听着收音机。
- 不专心(听) listen inattentively
- believe one's ears 相信所听到的话
- bend an ear 留心听
- box one's ear 打某人的耳光
- close one's ears 充耳不闻
- cover one's ears 捂住耳朵
- gain ear 引起注意
- give a ear to 听取…
- give one's ears 不惜任何代价
- have ear for music 喜欢音乐
- have sb's ear 引起注意
- lend an ear to 注意听…
- meet the ear 被听到
- stop one's ears 充耳不闻
- talk sb's ear 对某人唠叨不休
- win a ear 引起注意
- dull ear 听觉迟钝
- ill-developed ear 发育不全的耳朵
- inner ear 内耳
- middle ear 中耳
- musical ear 音乐欣赏力
- practiced ear 经过训练的耳朵
- quick ear 灵敏的听觉
- sharp ear 灵敏的听觉
- about one's ears 在近旁,引起麻烦
- by ear 凭听觉
- play it by ear 临机应变
- play music by ear 不看乐谱弹奏乐曲
- have a word in sb's ear 同某人私下谈话
- give sb a box on the ear 打某人一记耳光
- familiar to the ear 耳熟
- sweet to the ear 悦耳
- up to the ears in 深陷于…之中
- with all one's ears 全神贯注地(听)
Rumours have come to my ears.出自：H. C. Jackson
The summons in our ears was shrill.出自：W. N. Hodgson
He listened to their difficulties with an impatient ear.出自：fig.
The little corn that had been planted withered before it came to an ear.出自：R. Graves
The Sea..which they ear and wound With keels.出自：Anthony Cleopatra,Shakespeare
- ear也可作“听力,听觉; 鉴赏力”解,尤指在音乐或语言方面灵敏的听力,或分辨声音的能力,总是用单数形式,一般不能单独使用,其前须加一修饰性词语。
- ear还可作“倾听; 注意”解,总是用单数形式,但可以加不定冠词。
误 He has neither ears for music nor eyes for painting.
正 He has neither ear for music nor eye for painting.
误 He turned deaf ears to his teacher's warning.
正 He turned a deaf ear to his teacher's warning.
析 表示“对…置若罔闻”,可以说turn a deaf ear to...,在这个习语里, ear是单数,前面须带不定冠词a。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语e的are，意为耳朵。
- external ear外耳
- outer ear外耳
- hearing organ听觉器官
- internal ear内耳
- middle ear鼓室
- sense of hearing听觉
- ear:ear n. 耳朵, 倾听, 听觉, 听力, 穗vi. 抽穗 英英解释:名词ear:1. the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium2. good hear…