He turned a deaf ear when they pressed for details.
Lisa put the phone back to her ear, still watching Yancey cautiously.
He stood and lifted Destiny, putting an ear to her chest.
Jenn checked his eyes and lowered her ear to his mouth to make sure he was breathing.
There had been several dozen mistranslations from the small translator attached to her ear lobe.
Wear this above your left ear if the answer is no - right if the answer is yes.
She snuggled close, her ear close enough to hear.
The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.
"I probably shouldn't have come back to Miami," she said into the phone pressed to her ear, wishing she could talk to him without the butterflies in her stomach.
Cynthia scrunched close to Dean's ear, trying to hear the conversation, and offered a word or two as well.
When his warm lips pressed against the soft area behind her ear, she abandoned the knife and turned around, expecting to see a twinkle in his eyes and a smile on his lips.
Keeping the phone to her ear, she continued walking.
She removed the ear piece and replaced it.
He leaned in to her, brushed his lips against her ear and whispered, "I've got a closet full of Caracenis and Brionis at home."
He smiled ear-to-ear back at her, as he left the room.
She itched to grab her micro or tap her ear and respond.
Once Dean introduced himself, he sat with the phone several inches from his ear, unable to inject a word as she built up her tirade.
The Emperor, frowning slightly, bent his ear forward as if he had not quite heard.
A vein in the young man's long thin neck swelled like a cord and went blue behind the ear, and suddenly his face flushed.
Every night she dreamed about him - about the way his voice sounded when her ear was on his chest.
He cupped his hand to her ear so she could hear over the howl of the rising wind.
"You didn't tell me," Betsy said, hands on her hips, and out of ear shot of the others.
I'll try to locate a sympathetic ear from down here.
He called to muster everyone in ear shot to inaugurate a building to building search, beginning in a ten mile radius of the abandoned van.
Jenn touched the earpiece tucked in her ear, frowning.
A flash of lightning followed by an ear-splitting clap of thunder caused a squeak of protest from Cynthia Dean.
He rose and began pacing the room as Dean stopped by and proceeded to bend Dean's ear how this was the day he and Paulette were to receive a firm offer on the Lucky Pup property.
The fingers around her mouth and neck maneuvered her head to the side until her ear was near her shoulder to expose the delicate area before both fell away.
There are monsters and big men with funny … At that point her talking became too quick for the translator hooked on Evelyn's ear to keep up.
The sword implanted next to the downed man's ear, and her small gasp drew the attention of the observers.
He wrapped one arm around her and touched her ear with his other hand, depositing a translator there.
With her lips touching his ear, Elisabeth whispered, "I don't know how to live without you."
She lifted her lips to his ear, and through tears, whispered, "Promise you'll play for me often."
Jackson scratched his ear and the dog sat, enjoying the attention.
She brought her lips to his ear and rasped softly, "I'll be dipped in shit before I let a misogynist pig like you lay a hand on me."
Tucking her hair behind her ear, he murmured, "It's going to be a long week."
Claire, in her usual manner, said nothing as she departed, but Effie had flustered and hovered about, asking detailed questions about Annie as soon as her sister was out of ear-shot.
A half hour later, with Dean never having removed the phone from his ear, they were ready to leave for the airport.
"It flew a hair's breadth past my ear," said the adjutant.
Over the next three years, forty-two folded-ear cats were born, and with them a new breed.
I wondered more and more, while Burke's masterly speech rolled on in mighty surges of eloquence, how it was that King George and his ministers could have turned a deaf ear to his warning prophecy of our victory and their humiliation.
Mr. Chamberlin initiated me into the mysteries of tree and wild-flower, until with the little ear of love I heard the flow of sap in the oak, and saw the sun glint from leaf to leaf.