set (something) on its ear


: to cause something to be in a state of great excitement or shock : cause a sensation
She set the racing world on its ear by winning several major races.
His early recordings set the jazz world on its ear.

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“Set (something) on its ear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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