have (one's) ear

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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.
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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]
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have someone's ear

have access to and influence with someone.
1993 Olympian About 50 of the freshman congressman's constituents had his ear for more than two hours.
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have somebody’s ˈear

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have the ear of somebody

(formal) gain the attention of somebody important in order to influence them or get their help: We’ll have to gain the ear of the Senator to win support for our cause.
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Normally you have to have your ears checked then go back in seven days after you've used ear drops twice a day.
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