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lend an ear

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Definition


To listen in a caring way to someone's problems.

Context : Relationships, Social Life
Category: Idiom
Semantic: listen

Usage of “lend an ear”

  1. He lent me an ear when I was down on myself.

Examples of idiom “lend an ear” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'brodiehubbard'
    brodiehubbard:

    @MeredithsLife But you got friends, & they're ready and willing to lend an ear, a shoulder, a hand. I'm always better off with other people.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'pinkpixiedoll'
    pinkpixiedoll:

    @brokencarosello Aw, hope you feel better for it now! If you ever need to rant or rave, I can do us a brew and lend an ear :) xx

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'legendarla'
    legendarla:

    @DoubleONinja I'll lend an ear

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'MsMargie1'
    MsMargie1:

    Usher them in, lend an ear invite em to worship.. let ur light shine through..

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'astyzaim'
    astyzaim:

    If you need someone to talk too I could always lend an ear.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'hahahehehuhu'
    hahahehehuhu:

    I don't have understanding parents who can lend an ear or support, encourage, motivate & understand.. I hate this life. Very much.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'melissaindot'
    melissaindot:

    @peteteo In KL - production has commenced on new album (FINALLY) Come hang out and lend an ear and opinion ;) @MarinnaIndot