Keep our ears to the ground

Posted by AC on October 15, 2001

In Reply to: Keep our ears to the ground posted by Bruce Kahl on October 15, 2001

: : Does anyone have a definition for this little cliche?? I need it for homework...due today of course!! Thanks anyone.

: By keeping his ear to the ground, a cowboy could hear horses hooves hitting the ground as a sign someone was on his way.
: Your phrase means to be aware and to stop, look and listen.

Thanks Bruce, I appreciate it.