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.
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his, her, etc. ˈears are burninga 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.
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