lend (someone) (one's) ear

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lend (someone) (one's) ear

To listen attentively to someone. Even if you disagree with someone, you should still lend them your ear and try to understand their point of view. The boss asked us all to lend him our ears for an hour this afternoon. I wonder what he's going to tell us.
See also: ear, lend
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They're so often forgotten by a world that says, "Silence, child, hear as I speak and know it's you who is weak." Oh, but lend them your ear, build a bridge to their island, seek of their wisdom as they teach you to speak; and imagine as children, feel all the needs that they feel, and the want of assurance, that their hopes and their dreams will be given the chance to be real...