(one) can't believe (one's) (own) ears

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(one) can't believe (one's) (own) ears

One is shocked by or incredulous about what one has just seen. I can't believe my ears! You're not playing with me, right? I really got the job? We couldn't believe our own ears when they called our numbers for the lotto jackpot! George got the promotion? I can't believe my ears. That fool barely knows the TS Report from the AG Report!
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