all ears

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all ears (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) listening intently; fully focused
    The students were all ears when they found out the topic of the film was "reproduction." They were disappointed to discover that it was also about fish.
  2. (idiomatic) Awaiting an explanation.
    I am all ears to find out how my car, which used to have a perfectly functional engine, will no longer start.

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Last modified on 10 January 2014, at 20:00