strain one's ears

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Definition of strain one's ears

: to try very hard to hear I strained my ears to hear what they were whispering.

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“Strain one's ears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strain%20one%27s%20ears. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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