come within earshot

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come within earshot

To move close enough to clearly hear what someone says or does. They didn't realize I had come within earshot while they were discussing my performance in school. Let's step outside—I don't want the kids to come within earshot while we're arguing.
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come within earshot

(of something) Go to within earshot (of something).
See also: come, earshot, within
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You can put the earplugs in a horse that tends to get over-excited - but the huge advantage is when you want it to be excited, when it comes within earshot of the crowd.
As soon as someone comes within earshot he unexpectedly bursts into song, belting out "Take me to the River" and "Don't Worry, Be Happy".