around (one's) ears

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around (one's) ears

Around one. Said when something has failed. When her business went bankrupt, her whole world collapsed around her ears.
See also: around, ear
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Apply serum for a shining look, and then tuck your hair smoothly around ears.
Clinical examination of dogs revealed thickened skin on ears, occasional head shaking, ear scratching, yeasty odour and alopecia around ears (Fig.
Prevent tick bites by carefully inspecting your body (notably the underarms, in and around ears, belly button, backs of the knees, legs, waist and hair).
And with Mike Ashley's depressing mantra 'Domestic competitions are not a priority for us' ringing around ears in Tyneside, the future is looking like mid-table melancholy.
Dermatological examination revealed erythematous, soft to firm, tender, dome shaped papules and nodules ranging from 2 mm to 3 cm over scalp, cheeks, forehead, in and around ears, front of neck, chest, and lower legs.
com, which includes "how to" videos demonstrating 10 different hair styles; instructions for first-time hair cuts with step-by-step photos of cutting, blending and tapering; as well as finishing touches for necklines, sideburns, eyebrows and around ears.
Do not apply to eyes and mouth, and apply sparingly around ears.
Do not apply to eyes or mouth--and use sparingly around ears.
Lesions were more concentrated around ears (132/132) with papular or pustular eruptions, exudation, excoriation, incrustation, alopecia, de-pigmentation and nodules.