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  • n  the range within which a voice can be heard
    the children were told to stay within earshot

  • Last month he told a woman, within earshot of the media, that he was looking forward to getting "knee-walking drunk.
  • The Residences at Rookery Park was initially marketed in 2004 as three- and four-bedroom townhomes for under $250,000 in west Fort Lauderdale, within earshot of a busy executive .
  • Which is what happens to any man, woman or child who comes within earshot of Robert Larimore Riggs, the most notorious, obstreperous and, a good many women would say, obnoxious .
News & Articles

  • Charles Saatchi Choked Nigella Lawson at a Restaurant
    Depressing. Celebrity chef and The Taste co-host Nigella Lawson was choked and physically abused by her multimillionaire husband Charles Saatchi after they dined at an outdoor table at Scott's in Mayfair. Several photos depict Lawson being choked and pushed. The Mirror has a detailed description of the incident, which for the most part took place in view and within earshot of people on the ...
    June 17, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Cosmic Pizza owner killed near family
    The owner of Cosmic Pizza in Hartwell was mortally wounded Saturday night within earshot of his wife and three young children, neighbors say.
    June 16, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • As clubhouse chef, Faisal Sultani leads Washington Nationals from temptation
    The best time to ask a clubhouse attendant to grab a couple of Big Macs from the McDonald's up South Capitol Street from Nationals Park is not when the clubhouse chef is within earshot. Last month's request from an unnamed member of the Nationals threw Faisal Sultani into action. "Are ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Washington Times

  • Gene Simmons in Motorsport.com
    I AM INDY! This is who I am,said Gene Simmons. "From the top of my head to the bottom of my platformed bootheels. There is no greater thrill than to be within earshot of the fastest cars on Planet Earth. I look forward to seeing you all at...
  • Steve Wilson in DetNews.com
    This is the first time that it's been so clear that their instructions are to keep me away from him and not to get within earshot with a question,Wilson said after the scuffle. "They know I'm no threat to him."
  • Jack Tworkov in New York Times
    Tworkov wrote of these works: "The central image of these paintings is an action brought near by a telescope but out of earshot, silent and meaningless. In a thicket the actors might be lovers, or a murderer and his victim - the anxiety is that of...

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