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Related to earshot: within earshot

come within earshot

(of something) Go to within earshot (of something).
See also: come, earshot, within

move within earshot

(of something) Go to within earshot (of something).
See also: earshot, move, within

out of earshot

Fig. too far from the source of a sound to hear the sound. I was out of earshot and could not hear the conversation. Mary waited until her children were out of earshot before mentioning the presents she got them.
See also: earshot, of, out

*within earshot (of something)

close enough to something to hear it. (*Typically: be ~; come ~; get ~; move ~.) As soon as I got within earshot of the music, I decided that I really didn't belong there.
See also: earshot, within

out of ˈearshot (of somebody/something)

too far away to hear somebody/something or to be heard: We waited until Ted was safely out of earshot before discussing it.
See also: earshot, of, out

within ˈearshot (of somebody/something)

near enough to hear somebody/something or to be heard: As she came within earshot of the group, she heard her name mentioned.
See also: earshot, within
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After his trade to Sacramento, he glowed with happiness and told everyone within earshot how happy he was to join the Kings.
Although their unlikely to admit it within earshot of their nearest and dearest.
A teenager who swore within earshot of police is refusing to pay his pounds 80 on-the-spot fine and making a stand against the 'language police'.
The one and a half acre property, located about a mile inside the Pisgah National Forest, boasts pristine wilderness, no traffic within earshot, and no street lights.
Written by a lawyer, it reported that when President Bush came to Jacksonville, OR, to campaign on October 16, 2004, people carrying pro-Kerry signs or otherwise demonstrating against Bush were attacked by a SWAT team, hit with pepper-spray pellets, shoved, and herded down the street out of "W's" earshot.
As any historian who has made recent casual use of the term within earshot of anthropologists will know, the use of creolization to describe intercultural exchange beyond the experiences of Africans enslaved in the Caribbean has come under intense critical scrutiny.
This elicited laughter from all within earshot (including myself), and especially Dan, who quipped, "I'll vouch for that.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- Searing alto saxophonist Gary Bartz will team up with renowned writer and iconoclast Ishmael Reed in a "Poetry for Peace" performance on Saturday November 6 from 8 pm at On the Boards/the Behnke Center for Contemporary Performances in Seattle as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.
Across the eighty-foot span of the installation, sounds moved in and out of earshot, were remembered and anticipated, and, at either end, merged with noises from neighboring rooms.
Walking along a meandering footpath sometimes within earshot of a noisy motorway, as we did, creates the impression of being in a parallel zone of silence, a feeling of quiet communion with nature and with one another, an experience of praying with your feet, eyes wide open.
Noted the paper: "The Secret Service had been telling local police to sequester anyone displaying an anti-administration message, usually in areas completely out of sight or earshot of Bush.
So there I am, all set to buy a can of tuna fish made by an explicitly evil corporation and along comes one of these Galahads scanning my purchases with the Geiger counter, sending off a loud noise apprising everyone within earshot that I am deliberately advancing the cause of Satan.
Then, to the astonishment of everyone in earshot, the store manager enters from the right brandishing an aerosol air freshener which he proceeds to spray all over the pensioner.
It was originally a Jacobite song, which was dangerous to sing within earshot of the authorities.
Horizontal prayer must always be audible, because its purpose is not to be heard by God, but to be heard by fellow men standing within earshot.