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Is it "play it by ear" or "play it by year"?

Heard both before....which one is right?


Asked by mamaada at 8:51 AM on Nov. 9, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I say "play it by ear". I don't know if that's right, but it's what I have always heard.

    Answer by mama10johnsons at 8:56 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • It's "play it by ear," a musical reference. That's where by hearing a piece of music, you can reproduce it.

    Answer by SWasson at 9:03 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • Play it by ear.

    Answer by endurablemist at 9:03 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • it is play it by ear

    it means, take it as it comes or deciding without pre-determining any guidelines or to impovise

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:04 AM on Nov. 9, 2010