bring (something) (down) about (one's) ears

(redirected from brought about somebody's ears)

bring (something) (down) about (one's) ears

To cause negative consequences for one. You brought this down about your ears all by yourself—I had no role in your failure.
See also: bring, ear

bring something (down) about your ears

bring something, especially misfortune, on yourself.
See also: bring, ear, something