(idiomatic, intransitive) To listen: to devote one's attention to an auditory event.
Give-ear Sentence Examples
But, still clinging to the groundless belief, for which British statesmen had, of late at least, afforded Turkey no justification, that Great Britain at all events would support him, he obstinately refused to give ear to the pressing requests of the Powers that the necessary reforms should be instituted.
He began to adopt a more critical attitude towards Wolsey's policy, foreign and domestic; and to give ear to the murmurs against the cardinal and his ecclesiastical rule.
An ancient poem is connected with this genealogy: "Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; Ye wives of Lamech, give ear unto my speech.