cock (one's) ear

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cock (one's) ear

To listen intently. I'm about to give you some important instructions, so cock your ear.
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cock your ear

listen attentively to or for something.
The image here is of a dog raising its ears to an erect position.
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Too Much Exposition," spoken/sung by Jeff McCarthy as Officer Lockstock, is less a song than the play's first three minutes of twisty plot--and although (as the officer cautions) "nothing kills a play like too much exposition," here it helps cock our ears for the humor in lyricsto-come.