have someone's ear(redirected from have the ear of)
have (one's) ear
To have one's interest or attention. That suggestion of yours might just become a reality—I do have the CEO's ear, you know.
have someone's ear
Obtain someone's attention, especially favorable attention. For example, Harry has the boss's ear and could put in a good word about you. [Early 1700s]
have someone's earhave access to and influence with someone.
1993 Olympian About 50 of the freshman congressman's constituents had his ear for more than two hours.