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pricks up one's ears

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present tense third-person singular of prick up one's ears

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to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
  • He pricked up his ears when he heard us discussing pizza for dinner.

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“Pricks up one's ears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pricks%20up%20one%27s%20ears. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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