I am not falling!!

  • With zero I listen.
  • With two I growl.
  • With four I am close.
  • With seven I spin.
  • With twenty I flow.

What am I with zero?


You are an


With zero I listen.

An 'ear' listens

With two I growl.

A 'bear' growls

With four I am close.

A 'dear' person is close to you

With seven I spin.

A 'gear' spins

With twenty I flow.

A 'tear' flows

And also, per the title

An ear does not fall, and would be a bit worrying if it did!


Is it


Bear Dear Gear Tear

  • $\begingroup$ Wow beat you to it be 10 seconds, very close :) $\endgroup$ Sep 3 '20 at 15:33
  • $\begingroup$ Story of my life :) $\endgroup$
    – DrD
    Sep 3 '20 at 15:34
  • $\begingroup$ Correct but please add spoiler tags! Replace > with >! $\endgroup$
    – Stef
    Sep 3 '20 at 15:36
  • $\begingroup$ Not sure how to do it $\endgroup$
    – DrD
    Sep 3 '20 at 15:56
  • 4
    $\begingroup$ You have 24k reputation how can that be $\endgroup$
    – user71173
    Sep 3 '20 at 15:57

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