music to (one's) ears

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music to (one's) ears

Something that is pleasing to hear, such as good news. When Michelle heard that her son and daughter-in-law were going to have a baby, it was music to her ears.
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music to someone's ears

Fig. a welcome sound to someone; news that someone is pleased to hear. A: Here's your paycheck for this month. B: Ah, that's music to my ears!
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music to one's ears

Very pleasing information, excellent news, as in So they're getting married? That's music to my ears.
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music to your ears

COMMON If something that someone says is music to your ears, you are very happy to hear it. That must have been music to your ears, Carlo, to hear how much they respect you. `There'll be another big bonus in it for you.' — `Music to my ears.'
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music to your ears

something that is very pleasant or gratifying to hear or discover.
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References in classic literature ?
Lady Muriel said, with that delicate silvery laugh that was music to my ears.
The stove might be dismal-looking to some eyes, not to mine, but it was indisputably very warm, and there were two gentlemen seated by it talking in French; impossible to follow their rapid utterance, or comprehend much of the purport of what they said--yet French, in the mouths of Frenchmen, or Belgians (I was not then sensible of the horrors of the Belgian accent) was as music to my ears.
But boss Santos dismissed his critics, saying: "When they talk about the way we play, that's music to my ears.
That was music to my ears as I'm getting fed up - as so many trainers are - with being forced to run horses on desperately testing ground.
4 : a pleasing sound <Your voice is music to my ears.
Duncan, Year 6 teacher, added: "Listening to the children playing is simply music to my ears.
The son of Supreme Leader hacked up under Paddy Brennan to beat Music to My Ears.
To hear the hounds in full cry to the sound of the hunt horn blowing is music to my ears.
It's music to my ears," says Bill Donovan, referring to the noise coming from American Steel Foundries' Granite City, IL, casting plant.
JONJO O'NEILL'S stable is ticking along nicely again after last season's travails, and he kept up his good run with a 12-1 double courtesy of Music To My Ears and East Tycoon, both ridden by Tony McCoy.
The sniveling letters written by the liberal left-wingers are music to my ears.
Now I have finally read an article that is music to my ears.
When he and Spelling started talking a few weeks ago, ``It was music to my ears.
Uhoomagoo's price tripled prior to his dismal run at Redcar on Tuesday while Jonjo O'Neill's Music To My Ears was also weak in the market before being pulled up early doors at Cheltenham on Wednesday.
It's all music to my ears," said Stefan Kertz of Escondido, one of more than a dozen students enrolled in Escondido Adult School's blacksmithing class.