get (one's) ears set out(redirected from get somebody's ears set out)
get (one's) ears set out
To have one's hair cut, especially to a length that reveals one's ears. Ah, I see you got your ears set out. It looks good! I'm thinking of getting my ears set out—my hair's just too long in this hot weather.
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get one's ears set outand get one's ears lowered
Fig. to get one's ears made more visible by getting a haircut. Well, I see you got your ears set out!' Better get my ears lowered because I'm getting a little shaggy.
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