a word in someone's ear

idiom

chiefly British
: a remark that is made privately to someone
May I have a word in your ear before you leave?

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“A word in someone's ear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20word%20in%20someone%27s%20ear. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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