have someone's ear

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have someone's ear

Obtain someone's attention, especially favorable attention. For example, Harry has the boss's ear and could put in a good word about you. [Early 1700s]
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have someone's ear

have access to and influence with someone.
1993 Olympian About 50 of the freshman congressman's constituents had his ear for more than two hours.
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