perk up (one's/someone's) ears

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perk up (one's/someone's) ears

1. Of oneself, to become more or particularly alert, intrigued, or enthusiastic. I perked up my ears when I heard that my favorite author had a new book coming out.
2. Of someone else, to cause him or her to become so. I bet I know something that will perk up your ears: Rob is single again!
See also: ear, perk, up
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Perhaps inevitably, photos of rabbits are captioned with puns such as, "Let's hop to it," and "This should perk up your ears.