either of the two organs by which people or animals hear, each side of the head
keen recognition of sounds, especially in music or languages
the head of a grain-producing plant, used for food
"he had a keen ear"
"a good ear for pitch"
"he tried to get her ear"
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.
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
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.
Trying to agree where to go on holiday set the family by the ears.
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。