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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