get (one'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.
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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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They found that 78 per cent of married men keep cats and 50 per cent said the moggie got their undivided attention in the morning - ahead of their wives!