To Talk Someone’s Ear Off: Origin and Meaning
In English, we can also use the idiom to bend someone’s ear in the same way, but the expression to talk someone’s ear off is far more emphatic and indicates a higher level of annoyance. Other variations: to talk someone’s’ head off; to talk the hind legs off a donkey.
– I warned my colleague not to spend too much time in the boss’ office as he has a tendency to talk your ear off!
– My mother will talk your ear off, if you give her a chance!
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