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A person's nose is important for breathing than smelling.The nose is alse used in many popular expressions.Some people are able to lead other people by the nose.For example,if a wife leads her husband by the nose,she makes him do whatever she wants him to.Some people  are said to be hard-nosed.They will not chang their opions or positions on anything.If someone is hard-nosed,chances are they will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for object or service.It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business,they donot interfere.The oppsite of this is someone whose nose is around all the time.This kind of person is interested in others' private matters.He is considerd nosy.Someone who keeps his nose to the grand stone works very hard.This can help a worker keeps his nose clean or stay out of trouble.One unusual expression is that is that's no skin off my nose.This means that a situation doesnot affect or concern me.We alse say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose just buy his face.That is he makes a situation works for himshelf,by doing something foolish  because he is angry.More problems can develop a person looks down his nose on someone or something.The person acts like something is unimportant or worthless.This person might alse turn up his nose that something he considers not good enough.This person thinks he is better than everyone else.He has his nose in the ear.In school,some students thumb their nose at the teacher.They refuse to obey orders or do any work.Maybe these students donot know the correct answers.My mother always told me if you study hard, the answer should be right under your nose or easily see.I think we have  explained the nose expressions.What about ears?Well,I hope you are all of ears or very interested in hearing more expressions.We might even put up bug in your ear or give you an idea about something.We alse advise you to keep the ear to the ground.This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what a people is thinking.If you are a good person,you will lend an ear to your friends,you'll listen to them when they have problem they need to talk about.Our last expression is to play it by ear.This has two meaning.One is to play a song on the music instrument by remembering the tone and not by reading the music.Play it by ear alse means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detail plans.

That's Voa.Special English Program---Words And Thier Stories which is writen by Jeo Moss.I'm Faith Lapidus.

 

Now the VOA Special English Program, Words and Their Stories.

A person's nose is important for breathing and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions.

Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she makes him do whatever she wants him to.

Some people are said to be hard-nosed. They will not change their opinions or positions on anything. If someone is hard-nosed, chances are he will never  pay through the nose or pay too much money for object or service.

It is always [helpful] when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfer. The opposite of this is someone who noses around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy.

Someone who keeps his nose to the ground stone works very hard. This can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble.

One unusual expression is "that is [no] skin out of my nose". This means that a situation that does not affect or concern me. We also say that sometimes a person cut off his nose to spite his face. That is he makes a situation works for himself by doing something foolish beacuse he is angry.

More problems can develope if a person looks down his nose that someone or something. The person acts like something is unimportant or rifeless. This person might also turn up his nose it something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air.

In school, some students [thund] their nose at their teacher. They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students do not know correct answers. My mother always told me if you study hard, the answers should be right under your nose or easily seen.

I think we have an explain on nose expressions. What about ears? Well, I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing moire expressions.

We might even put a bug in your ear or give your an idea about something. We also advise you to keep you ear to the ground. This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking.

If you are a good person, you will lend a ear to your friends. You will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about.

Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on a [musical] instrument by remembering the tone and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detailed plans.

This VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.

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Now, the VOA Special English Program, Words and Their Stories.

 

A person's nose is important for breathing and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions.

 

Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she makes him do whatever she wants him to.

 

Some people are said to be hard-nosed. They will not change their opinions or positions on anything. If someone is hard-nosed, chances are he will never pay for the nose or pay too much money for an objective service.

 

It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere. The opposite of this is someone who noses around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy.

 

Someone who keeps his nose to the grindstone works very hard. This can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble.

 

One unusual expression is "that is nose skan off my nose". This means that a situation does not affect or concern me. We also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose to spite his face. That is he makes a situation worse for himself and doing something foolish because he's angry.

 

More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something. The person acts like something is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn up his nose at something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air.

 

In school, some students find their nose at the teacher. They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me if you study hard, the answers should be right under your nose or easily seen.

 

I think we have explained the nose expressions. What about ears? Well, I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing more expressions.

 

We might even put up a bug in your ear or give you an idea about something. We also invite you to keep your ear to the ground. This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking.

 

If you are a good person, you will lend an ear to your friends. You will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about.

 

Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on a musical instrument by remembering the tune and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detailed plans.

 

This VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories was written by Jill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.

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A person‘s nose is important for breathing and smelling,the nose is also used in many porpolar expressions, some people are able to lead other people by the nose ,for example,if a wife leads her husband by the nose ,she makes him do whatever she wants him to. Some people are said to be hard-nosed,they were not change their opinions or positions on anything,if someone is hard-nosed, chances are he will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for object or service. It is always helpful when peple keep their nose out of other people 's business,they do not interfer,they opposite of this is someone who noses around overtime,this kind of person is interested in other people's private matters.He is considered nosy.Some one who keeps his nose to the granston works very hard.This can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble. One unusual expression is "that is no skin of my nose" this means that a situation dose not affect or concern me.We also say that some talks "a person cuts off his nose to spite his face" that is he makes a situation works for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry.More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose that someone or something,the peoson acts like something is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn up his nose that somrthing he considers not good enough.This person thinks he is better than everone else,he has his nose in the ear. In school some students thum their nose at their teacher,they refuse to obey orders or do any work,may be these students do not know the correct answers.My mother always told me,if you study hard,the answers should be right under you nose or easily see. I think we have explain they nose expressions ,what about ears? well ,I hope you are all ears for very interested in hearing more expressions,we might even put up bug in your ear or give you in idea about something ,we also advise you to keep your ear to the ground,this means to be intersted in what is happening around you and what people are thinking.If you are a good person ,you will lend a ear to your friends,you will litson to them when they have a problem they need to talk about. Our last expression is to play it by ear,this has too meanings,one is to play a song and musical instrument by remembering the tone and know by reading the music,play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detail plans.

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Now the VOA special English program: words and their stories.

 

A person's nose is important for breathing and smiling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions.

 

Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she makes his do whatever she wants him to.

 

Some people are said to be hard nosed, they will not change their opinions or positions on anything. If someone is hard nosed, chances are he will never pay for the nose or pay too much money for an object or service.

 

It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere.  The opposite of this is someone who noses around all the time. The kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy.

 

Someone who keeps his nose to the grand stone works very hard. This can help a worker keep his

nose clean or stay out of trouble.

 

One unusual expression is that is no skin off my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern me.

 

We also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose just bite his face. That is he makes a situation worse for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry.

 

More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose that someone or something, the person acts like something is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn up his nose that something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air.

 

In school, some students thumb theri nose at the teacher. They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me, if you study hard, the answers should be write under your nose or easily seen.

 

I think we have explained the nose expressions. What about ears?

 

Well, I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing more expressions. We might even put up bug in your ear or give you an idea about something. We also advise you keep your ear to the ground, this means to be interested in what is happening around you and what are people thinking.

 

If you are a good person, you will lend an ear to your friends, you will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about.

 

Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on a musical

instrument by remembering the tune and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detailed plans.

 

This VOA special English program words and their stories is written by Joe M. I'm F.L.

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Now, the VOA special English program WORDS AND THEIR STORIES. A person's nose is important for breathing and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions. Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she makes him do whatever she wants him to. Some people are said to be hard-nosed. They will not change their opinions or posions on anything. If someone is hard-nosed, chances are he will never pay for the nose or pay too much money for an objective service. It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere. The opposite of this is someone who noses around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy. Someone who keeps his nose to the grindstone works very hard. This can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble. One unusual expression is that is nose skan off my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern me. We also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose to spite his face. That is he makes a situation woks for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry. More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something. The person acts like something is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn up his nose at something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the ear. In school, some students find their nose at their teacher. They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me, if you study hard, the answers will be right under your nose or easily seen. I think we have explained the nose expressions. What about ears? Well, I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing more expressions. We might even put up a bug in your ear or give you an idea about something. We also advise you to keep your ear to the ground. This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking. If you are a good person, you will lend an ear to your friends. You will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about. Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on the musical instrument by remembering the tune and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detail plans. This is VOA special English program WORDS AND THEIR STORIES. THis is written by Joe Moss.I'm *

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Now the Voa Special English Program Words and Their Stories. A person's nose is important for breathing and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions. Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she makes him do whatever she wants him to. Some people are said to be hard-nosed. They will not change their opinions or positions on anything. If someone is hard-nosed, chances are, he will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for an object or service. It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere. The opposite of this is someone who noses around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy. Someone who keeps his nose to the grindstone works very hard. This can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble. One unusual expression is: that is no skin off my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern me. We also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose to spite his face. That is, he makes a situation worse for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry. More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something. The person acts like something is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn off his nose at something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air. In school some students found their nose at their teacher. They refused to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me "If you study hard, the answers should be right under your nose or easily seen". I think we have explained the nose expressions. What about ears? Well, I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing more expressions. We might even put a bug in your ear or give you an idea about something. We also advise you to keep your ear to the ground. This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking. If you are a good person, you will lend an ear to your friends. You will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about. Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on a musical instrument by remembering the tune and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detailed plans. This VOA Special English Program -- Words and Their Stories was written by Joe Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.
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        Now, the voa special English program words and their stories.
        A person's nose is important for breathing and smelling.  The nose is also used in many popular expressions . Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose , she makes him do whatever she wants him to.
       Some people are said to be hard-nosed, they would not change their opinions or positions on anything. If someone is hard-nosed , chances are, he will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for an object or service.
       It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere. The opposite of this is someone who noses are around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy.
       Someone who keeps his nose to the grind stone works very hard .This can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble.
       One unusual expression is that is no skin off my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern me. We also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose just bite his face. That is he makes a situation worse for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry.
       More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something. The person acts like something is unimportant or worthless . This person might also turned up his nose at something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air.
       In school some students found their nose at the teacher. They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students do not know the correct answers . My mother always told me if you study hard , the answers should be right under your nose, or easily seen.
       I think we have explained nose expressions. What about ears ? Well, I hope you are all old ears or very interested in hearing more expressions. We might even put up bug in your ear, or give you an idea about something. We also advise you to keep your ear to the ground. This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking.
       If you are a good person you will lend an ear to your friends, you will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about.
       Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on the musical instrument by remembering the tone and not by reading the music.  Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detailed plans.
       This voa special English program words and their stories was written by Jill moss ,I'm Faith Lapdius.
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now the VOA special english programme, words and the stories. A person's nose is important for breathing and smelling ,the nose is also used in many popular expressions,some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example,a wife leads her husband by the nose,she makes him do whatever she wants him to. Some people are same to be hard nosed, they will not change their opinions or positions on anything,if someone is hard nosed chances are,news:/s/ he will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for an object or service, it is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere. The oposite the opsite is someone noses around all the time ,this kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy. Someone who keeps his nose to the groundstone works very hard , this can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble. news:/s/ One an usual expression is that is no scan of my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern me , we also say sometimes a person cuts off his nose just spite his face, that is he makes the situation worse for himself by doing some fullish because he is angry. More problem can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something , this person acts like something is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turned up his nose something he consides not good enough this kind of person thinks that he is better than anyone else, he has his nose in the air. In school some students found their nose at the teacher. They refuse to do any work or obey the orders. mabye the students do not know the right answers. my mother always told me that if you study hard, the answers should be right under your nose or easily seen. I think we have explainednews:/s/ the nose epressions nose, what about ears? Well,I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing more expressions we might put a bug in your ear or give you an idea about something , we also advise you to keep your ear to the ground, this means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking, if you are a good person you will lend a ear to your friends you will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about. Our last epression is to play it by ear,this has two meanings one is to play a song news:/s/ ???on ??by remembering the tone and not by reading the music play it by ear also means to decide what to do at last minute instead of making detailed plans.

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now the VOA special engish words and their stories a person's nose isn't important for breathing and smelling,the nose is also used in many popular expression. some poeple are able to lead other people by the nose, for example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose. she makes him do whatever she wants him to do. some people are said to be hard-nosed. They will not change their opinions or positions on anything. if someone is hard-nosed, chances are he will never pay through the noseor pay too much money for object or service. It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere. The opposite this is someone noses around over time. This kind of person is interested in other's private matters. He is considered nosy. Someone keeps his nose to the grand stone works very hard. This can help the worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble. One unusual expression is “that is no skin off my nose.” This means that a situation does not affect or consume me. We also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose just bite his face. That means he makes a situation works for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry. More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose that someone or something. The person acts like someone is unimpoertant or worthless. This person might also turn off his nose that something he considered not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air. In school some students thumb thier nose at the teacher.They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe the students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me if you study hard, the answers should be right under your nose or easily seen. I think we have explain the nose expressions, what about the ears? Well, I hope you are all ears or very interest in hearing more expressions. We might even put a bug in your ear or give you a idea about something.We also advise you keep your ear to the ground.This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking. If you are a good person , you will lend an ear to your friends. You will listen to them wen they have a problem they need to talk about. Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One, is to play a song or a musical instrument by remembering the tune and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detailed plans.

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Now, the VOA Special English Program Words And Their Stories.

 

A person's nose is important for breathing and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions.

 

Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she

makes him do whatever she wants him to. Some people are said to be hard-nosed, they will not change their opinions

or positions on anything. If someone is hard-nosed, chances are he will never pay through the nose or pay too much

money for an object or service.

 

It always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's business. They do not interfere the opposite of

this is someone who noses around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people's private matters.

He is considered nosy. Someone who keeps his nose to the grindstone works very hard. This can help a worker keeps

his nose clean or stay out of trouble.

 

One unusual expression is that is no skin off my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern. We

also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose to spite his face. That is he makes a situation works for himself

by doing something foolish because he is angry.

 

More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something. The person acts like something

is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn up his nose at something he considers not good enough. This

person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air.

 

In school, some students thumb their noses at their teacher. They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these

students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me if you study hard, the answers should be right

under your nose or easily seen.

 

I think we have explained the nose expressions. What about ears?

 

Well, I hope you are all ears for very interested in hearing more expressions. We might even put a bug in your ear

or give you an idea about something. We also advise you to keep your ear to the ground. This means to be interested

in what is happening around you and what people are thinking. If you are a good person, you will lend an ear to your

friends. You will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about.

 

Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on a musical instrument by

remembering the tune and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute

in stead of making detailed plans.

 

This VOA Special English Program Words and Their Stories was written by Gill Moss. I'm Faith Lapidus.
 

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  A person’s nose is important for breath and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions. Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads his husband by the nose, she makes him do whatever she wants him to. Some people are said to be hard nosed, they were not change their opinions or positions on anything. If someone is hard nosed chances are he will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for object of service. It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people’s business. They do not interfere. The opposite of this is someone who nose around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people’s private matters. He is considered nosy. Someone who keeps his nose to the grand storm works very hard, this can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble. One unusual expression is that is nose skin off my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern me. We also say that some times a person cuts off his nose despite his face that is he makes situation worse for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry. More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something, the person asks like that something is unimportant or worseness. This person might also turned up his nose at something he considers not good enough, this person thinks he is better than everyone else, he has his nose in the air. In school, some students sum their noses at the teacher, they refuse to obey orders or do any work. May be these students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me, if you study hard, your answers should be right under your nose or easily seen.

  I think we have explained the nose expressions, what about ears well, I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing more expressions. We might even put up bug in your ear or give you an ideal about something. We also advise you to keep your ear to the ground; this means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking. If you are a good person you will lend an ear to your friends. You will listen to them when they have problem they need to talk about. Our last expression is to play it by ear, this has two meanings, one is to play a song on a musical instrument by remember the tone and not by the reading the music. Play it by ear also mean to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detailed plants.

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A person’s nose is important for breathing and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular expressions. Some people are able to lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she makes him do whatever she wants him to. Some people are said to be hard-nosed. They will not change their opinions or positions on anything. If someone is hard-nosed, chances are he will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for an object or a serves. It is always helpful when people keep their nose out of other people’s business-they do not interfere. The opposite of this is someone who noses around of time. This kind of person is interested in other people’s private matters. He is considered “nosy”. Someone who keeps his nose to the grindstone works very hard. This can help a worker keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble. One unusual expression is that is no skin of my nose. This means that a situation that’s not affect or concern me. We also say that sometimes, a person cuts off his nose to spite his face. That is his makes a situation works for himself by doing something foolish because he’s angry. More problems can develop if a person looks down his nose at someone or something. The person acts like something is unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn up his nose at something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than everyone else. He has his nose in the air. In school, some students turn their nose at the teacher. They refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students do not know the correct answers. My mother always told me if you study hard, the answers should be right under your nose or easily seen. I think we’ve explained the nose expressions.

 

What about ears? For all, I hope you are all ears or interested in hearing more expressions. We might ever put a bug in you ear or give you an idea about something. We also advise you to keep your ear to the ground. This means to be interested in what is happening around you and what people are thinking. If you are a good person, you will lend an ear to your friends. You will listen to them when they have problem they need to talk about. Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on a musical instrument by remembering the tune and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide what to do at the last minute instead of making detail plans.

 

This VOA special English program words and stories was written by Joe Loss and Faith Laviderse.

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A person's nose is important for breath and smelling. The nose is also used in many popular American expressions.

 

Some people can lead other people by the nose. For example, if a wife leads her husband by the nose, she makes him do whatever she wants him to.

 

Some people are said to be hard-nosed, they are not to change their opinions or position on anything.

 

If someone is hard-nosed, chances are that they will never pay through the nose or pay too much money for an objects or service.

 

It is also helpful when people keep their nose out of other people's businesses, they do not interfere. The opposite is someone whose nose is around all the time. This kind of person is interested in other people's private matters. He is considered nosy.

 

Someone who keeps his nose on the grindstone works very hard. This can help a person keep his nose clean or stay out of trouble.

 

One unusual expression is that nose skin off my nose. This means that a situation does not affect or concern me.

 

We also say that sometimes a person cuts off his nose-just spit his face. That is that he makes a situation worse for himself by doing something foolish because he is angry.

 

More problems can be developed if a person looks down his nose on someone or something. The person acts like something are unimportant or worthless. This person might also turn up his nose as something he considers not good enough. This person thinks he is better than anyone else, he has his nose in the air.

 

In school some students sum their nose at their teacher, they refuse to obey orders or do any work. Maybe these students don't know the correct answers. My mum often tells me if you study hard, these answers should be right under your nose or easily seen. 

 

I think we have known the nose expressions. What about ears? Well, I hope you are all ears or very interested in hearing ear expressions. We might put up bug in your ear or give you some idea about something. We advise you to keep your ear in the ground; this means that to be interested what is happening around you and what people are thinking.

 

If you are a good person you will lend an ear to your friends. You will listen to them when they have a problem they need to talk about.

 

Our last expression is to play it by ear. This has two meanings. One is to play a song on a music instrument by remembering tone and not by reading the music. Play it by ear also means to decide to what do at the last minute instead of making a detail plan.

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