pin one's ears back

pin one's ears back listen carefully.
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  • pin one's ears back — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To beat; defeat. * /After winning three games in a row, the Reds had their ears pinned back by the Blues./ 2. To scold. * /Mrs. Smith pinned Mary s ears back for not doing her homework./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pin one's ears back — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To beat; defeat. * /After winning three games in a row, the Reds had their ears pinned back by the Blues./ 2. To scold. * /Mrs. Smith pinned Mary s ears back for not doing her homework./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pin\ one's\ ears\ back — v. phr. slang 1. To beat; defeat. After winning three games in a row, the Reds had their ears pinned back by the Blues. 2. To scold. Mrs. Smith pinned Mary s ears back for not doing her homework …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pin one's ears back — phrasal 1. : to administer a sound thrashing or defeat to announced that he could pin back the ears of any animal in the world James Thurber 2. : to give a tongue lashing to the blouse buyer had her ears … pinned back Women s Wear Daily * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin one's ears back — listen carefully. → pin …   English new terms dictionary

  • pin one's ears back —  Listen intently …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • pin back one's ears — To listen attentively • • • Main Entry: ↑ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin — ► NOUN 1) a thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used for fastening pieces of cloth, paper, etc. 2) a metal projection from a plug or an integrated circuit. 3) a small brooch or badge. 4) Medicine a… …   English terms dictionary

  • pin — I. /pɪn / (say pin) noun 1. a small, slender, sometimes tapered or pointed piece of wood, metal, etc., used to fasten, or hold things together, to hang things upon, to stop up holes, or to convey or check motion; a bolt; peg. 2. a small, thin… …   Australian English dictionary

  • back — See: BACK OF or IN BACK OF, BEHIND ONE S BACK, BRUSH BACK, COME BACK, CUT BACK, DOUBLE BACK, DRAW BACK, DROP BACK. EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FADE BACK, FALL BACK, FALL BACK ON, FLANKER BACK. FROM WAY BACK, GET BACK AT, GET ONE S BACK UP,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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