lend (one's) ear to (someone or something)

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lend (one's) ear to (someone or something)

To listen carefully or pay close attention (to someone or something). Be sure to lend your ear to the artist's newest album. I know we're supposed to lend our ear's to the safety presentation before each flight, but I've seen it so many times that I just tune it out now.
See also: ear, lend

lend one's ear

Also, lend an ear. Pay attention, listen, as in "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears" (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, 3:2). This idiom may be obsolescent. [Late 1300s]
See also: ear, lend
References in classic literature ?
Then our eyes met, and we stood thus for a moment lending ear to a faint murmur of voices inside.
Upon seeing this post, many industry insiders like Ali Gul Pir, Osman Khalid Butt and Ayesha Omer, reached out to Mohsin offering a lending ear to help him deal with depression.
"There will be transparency in every activity that we do and we shall provide a lending ear to every countryman in the Sultanate," he added.