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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But I've noted small, quite soft lumps on her skin around her ears and on her tummy.
Her guard is slowly lowered and things fall down around her ears.
23, is already showing her coloration with black patches around her ears, eyes and back.
Others I remember were Mrs Priests, Miss Vaughn and Mrs Pendergast, who wore ear muffs (plaits) around her ears and was very strict.
MARIA'S world comes crashing down around her ears tonight when she finds out the terrible news that her baby has died.
However, her world came crashing down around her ears recently when Holly's mum Emma revealed Charlie Stubbs was the real father, and attempted to take her daughter back.
In Gyllenhaal's hands, the character's shoulders are frequently up around her ears, her posture is terrible, and she frequently stands with one foot curled onto an ankle.
After the child's mum returned home, she noticed the baby had bruising around her ears and right shoulder.
SADIE'S carefully constructed house of cards is about to come down around her ears like -well, like a collapsing house, actually.
DRAMA Poor Vicky's life is nothing short of a disaster, while Roanna (Hermione Norris) is struggling with no job, no money and a house that's falling down around her ears.
But while the frock Marilyn Monroe wore in The Seven Year Itch ended up around her ears, Paris missed a golden opportunity to flash her pants.