- Idiom – Music to my ears
- Meaning – Very pleasing information or news. If something is music to your ears you are very happy to hear it!
Other expressions featuring ears:
- All ears – To listen intently.
- Bend your ear – To talk a lot to someone, usually about a problem.
- Ears are burning – This expression is used when somebody has been talking about you. “Were your ears burning last night? We were gossiping about your latest relationship!“
- Have your ear to the ground – To listen out for something, to be well-informed.
- In one ear and out the other
- Lend an ear – To listen to someone, usually about a problem.
- Nothing between the ears – To be stupid or gormless.
- Play it by ear
- The walls have ears – A warning that somebody may be listening to what you say.
- Up to my ears in something – To be very busy doing something.
Have you heard any others?
When could you use this idiom?
- Your friend is getting married.
- A teacher tells you that you’ve passed an important exam.
- Your boss informs you that you have a big promotion.
- Somebody gives you some awesome news!
- “I’ve got the job? That’s music to my ears!”
- Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?
An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally. An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.