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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!
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all ears

Fig. listening eagerly and carefully. Well, hurry up and tell me. I'm all ears.
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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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all ears

Acutely attentive: Tell your story—we're all ears!
See also: all, ear