Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Earful (Short video)

The phrase of the day is: "Earful"



  • Earful is a great amount of discussion, criticism, gossip, or complaint.
    [ --- My mom gave me an earful once she heard about my speeding ticket. --- ]
  • If you say that you GOT an earful, you mean that someone spoke angrily to you for quite a long time.
    [ --- I got an earful from my mom once she heard about my speeding ticket. --- ]
  • If you say that you GAVE an earful, you mean that you spoke angrily to somebody for quite a long time.
    [ --- He really gave his daughter an earful when she came home late. --- ]

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