talk (one's) ear(s) off

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talk (one's) ear(s) off

To talk so much as to cause someone to be exhausted or bored. I love my Aunt Lily, but she'll talk your ear off if you let her! A: "How was your date?" B: "Eh, not great. She just talked my ears off about politics all night."
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talk someone's ear off

Fig. to talk to someone endlessly; to bore someone with too much talk. My aunt always talks my ear off when she comes to visit. Stay away from Mr. Jones. He will talk your ear off if he gets a chance.
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talk somebody’s ˈear off

(especially American English, informal, especially disapproving) if somebody talks your ear off they talk to you a lot: That guy on the plane talked my ear off — I couldn’t wait to land!
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talk someone’s ear off

tv. to talk to someone endlessly; to bore someone with too much talk. Stay away from Mr. Jones. He will talk your ear off if he gets a chance.
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If you see me at a conference this year, please come up and say hello--I may be Irish, but I promise not to talk your ear off too much.
If you've ever met a person who loves Porsche sports cars, it's very likely they'll talk your ear off.
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IOm sure youOve been there, next to a person who will talk your ear off or make that connection for you.
He's sometimes easy to make fun of because he's like a goofy, overgrown frat boy who can talk your ear off and forget to pay his parking tickets, but he's also personable and funny, and his love for Worcester is genuine.
They will take you out for a ride and talk your ear off, because they love them so much.
I and many others in our company can talk your ear off about how good we are, but the best spokesman we have is one of our assemblers running on a customer's floor.
She wasn't, and she'll talk your ear off for five minutes about the fish and chips at Local Ocean Seafoods.
Ask an old-timer how they got along during the Great Depression, and they'll talk your ear off.
And although these programs can talk your ear off, they're not very good listeners; however, there are plans to create speech-recognition software that will allow people to interact with Websites via the spoken word not only through browsers but through household devices.
She'll talk your ear off about all the cool classes you have together this semester.
She's charming, loves a crowd and can talk your ear off about the body.
This Simpson is the football hero and movie actor of yesteryear, the guy with the 100-watt smile who oozes charm and will talk your ear off.