Within his hearing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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within hearing distance
Close enough to clearly hear what someone says or does. They didn't realize I was within hearing distance when they were discussing my performance in school. Let's step outside—I don't want to fight while they're within hearing distance.
in/within (somebody’s) ˈhearing near enough to somebody so that they can hear what is said: She shouldn’t have said such things in your hearing.
References in periodicals archive
Raine's acclaimed play focuses on a young deaf man, Billy, and his struggle within his hearing
Another word came within his hearing
, but it was whispered.
Prior to admitting to strange sensations, Ivanov had just convinced himself that two dogs had conversed within his hearing
in understandable language.
I once heard a senior vice president of Knight Ridder say, without realizing I was within his hearing
, that the company meant to "get control" of Gene Roberts' newsroom.
However, woe betide anybody who displays any form of lese-majeste towards the Queen within his hearing