his, her, etc. ears are burning

(one's) ears are burning

One intuits that people were talking about them, despite not witnessing it. Are you two talking about me? My ears are burning.
See also: burning, ear

his, her, etc. ˈears are burning

a person thinks or knows that other people have been talking about them: Jenny’s ears must have been burning last night: we talked about her for hours.
See also: burning, ear