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bend someone's ear

Fig. to talk to someone, perhaps annoyingly. (As if talking so much that the other person's ear is moved back.) Tom is over there, bending Jane's ear about something. I'm sorry. I didn't mean to bend your ear for an hour.
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bend somebody's ear

to talk to someone for a long time She spent the day at a conference bending the ears of some high school teachers.
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bend somebody's ear

  (informal)
to talk to someone for a long time, usually about something boring (often + about ) Don't let her bend your ear about how overworked she is.
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bend (someone's) ear

Slang
To talk to at length, usually excessively.
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