English version

(have/drop) a word in somebody’s ear

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English(have/drop) a word in somebody’s ear(have/drop) a word in somebody’s earto say something to someone privately, especially to give them advice or a warning If I were you, I’d have a word in his ear before it’s too late. word
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(have/drop) a word in somebody’s earA word in the ear of the Weatherfield constabulary.His resolve ends when again he wakes at dawn with prophetic words in his ears.Mixed blessings' A word in your ear.If I were you I'd drop a quiet word in her ear before it's too late.
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