put\ a\ flea\ in\ one's\ ear


put\ a\ flea\ in\ one's\ ear
• put a bug in one's ear
• put a flea in one's ear
See: bug in one's ear

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • put\ a\ bug\ in\ one's\ ear — • put a bug in one s ear • put a flea in one s ear See: bug in one s ear …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put a bug in one's ear — or[put a flea in one s ear] See: BUG IN ONE S EAR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put a bug in one's ear — or[put a flea in one s ear] See: BUG IN ONE S EAR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flea in one's ear — phrasal : an unwelcome and usually unexpected hint or warning : an irritating rebuke I ll put a flea in his ear if he comes nosing around here sent the boy about his business with a flea in his ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • flea in one's ear — {n. phr.}, {informal} An idea or answer that is not welcome; an annoying or surprisingly sharp reply or hint. * /I ll put a flea in his ear if he bothers me once more./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flea in one's ear — {n. phr.}, {informal} An idea or answer that is not welcome; an annoying or surprisingly sharp reply or hint. * /I ll put a flea in his ear if he bothers me once more./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flea\ in\ one's\ ear — n. phr. informal An idea or answer that is not welcome; an annoying or surprisingly sharp reply or hint. I ll put a flea in his ear if he bothers me once more …   Словарь американских идиом

  • flea in one's ear — an annoying hint, an idea or answer that is not welcome I put a flea in his ear regarding the proposal deadline that he had missed …   Idioms and examples

  • flea in one's ear —    After an attempt at something, if you are sent away with a flea in your ear, you are angrily reprimanded or humiliated.     When Andy tried to put the blame on Pete, he was sent away with a flea in his ear …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Flea — Flea, n. [OE. fle, flee, AS. fle[ a], fle[ a]h; akin to D. vtoo, OHG. fl[=o]h, G. floh, Icel. fl[=o], Russ. blocha; prob. from the root of E. flee. [root]84. See {Flee}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An insect belonging to the genus {Pulex}, of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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