all ears

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Listening intently; fully focused.
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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.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'all ears':

all earsAwaiting an explanation.
All EarsTo show keen interest in listening someone, be attentive to someone
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