all ears


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all ears

Ready and eager to hear what one has to say; prepared to listen intently. Tell me about your first day at the new job—I'm all ears! Thanks for letting me send that email. OK, now I'm all ears—what's up? So, did you get the promotion? Come on, we're all ears!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

all ears

Fig. listening eagerly and carefully. Well, hurry up and tell me. I'm all ears.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

all ears

Eager to hear something, listening attentively, as in Tell me who else was invited? I'm all ears. [Colloquial; late 1700s] Also see all eyes.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

all ears

Acutely attentive: Tell your story—we're all ears!
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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