hang on (someone's) lips

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hang on (someone's) lips

To listen very closely, intently, or with obsequious attention to what someone is saying. The politician was so charismatic that he had even his detractors hanging on his lips.
See also: hang, lip, on

hang on someone's lips

listen attentively to someone.
See also: hang, lip, on