all ears


1. ready to listen






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I'm all ears

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This expression is an indication that you are ready and waiting to listen actively to what someone has to say. It is an idiomatic expression used in social and professional contexts. A similar expression is 'hanging on every word.'

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  1. Go ahead with your explanation, I'm all ears.
  2. I am looking forward to hearing all about your trip. Go ahead, I'm all ears.

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  1. You can start the group training. We've stopped talking and we're all ears now.
  2. When the guest speaker began talking about using fewer communication tools in the office and not more, I was all ears.

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