get/have somebody's undivided attention

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get (one's) undivided attention

To do something to become the sole thing that someone is focused on. OK, now that your sister's asleep, you've got my undivided attention—tell me what happened earlier. You will get their undivided attention if you have your lawyer send them a letter.
See also: attention, get, undivided

have (one's) undivided attention

To be the sole thing that one is focused on. OK, now that your sister's asleep, you have my undivided attention—tell me what happened earlier. You will have their undivided attention if you have your lawyer send them a letter.

get/have somebody’s undivided atˈtention

(often humorous) receive somebody’s full attention: I’ll just finish writing this sentence, and then you can have my undivided attention.
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