pull in (one's) ears

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pull in (one's) ears

old-fashioned To mind one's own business; to stop eavesdropping or trying to overhear something. Pull in your ears, Tom—this isn't any of your concern. I told the kids to pull in their ears when I saw that they were listening to what we were saying.
See also: ear, pull

pull in one's ears

Fig. to stop listening in on someone or something. (The opposite of prick up one's ears.) Now, pull in your ears. This is none of your business. Pull in your ears and mind your own business.
See also: ear, pull