ear to the ground


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ear to the ground

- It was early Native Americans who taught us to, literally, keep an ear to the ground to listen for horses' hooves as riders approached.
See also related terms for listen.
References in classic literature ?
So the man with the marvellous quick hearing lay down and, putting his ear to the ground, listened.
But with the coming of Peter, who hates lethargy, they are under way again: if you put your ear to the ground now, you would hear the whole island seething with life.
He dropped on his knees and clapped his ear to the ground. "Thank God, I think that I hear him coming."
And I found it as still as I had left it--so still that I pulled up there, my first halt, and lay with my ear to the ground for two or three minutes.
Byline: JOHN CROSS He's got his ear to the ground and his finger on the pulse
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This is just one of many events taking place across the area, so keep your ear to the ground to make sure you don't miss out on the festive fun!
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