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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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make (someone's) ears burn

To make someone uncomfortable, embarrassed, or disconcerted by what is being said. Alludes to the ears growing red from blushing. More...

Emel Rapchan
Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 6:02:13 PM

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make (someone's) ears burn

- Hearing the government spokesperson boasting this bunch of ill-minded statements makes me sick and my ears burn.
- I could almost see this scene finishing with a rageful argument, that would make my ears burn.
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