"be all ears" meaning in English

Verb

Forms: is all ears [present, simple, singular, third-person], being all ears [participle, present], was all ears [past, simple], been all ears [participle, past] Audio: en-au-be all ears.ogg [Australia]
  1. To listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate. Tags: idiomatic Categories: English idioms Translations (to listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate): být jedno ucho (Czech), eén en al oor zijn (Dutch), olla pelkkänä korvana (Finnish), être tout ouïe (French), ganz Ohr sein (German), csupa fül (Hungarian), essere tutt'orecchi (Italian), zamieniać się w słuch (Polish), ser todo ouvidos (Portuguese), обрати́ться в слух (obratítʹsja v slux) (Russian), я весь внимание (ja vesʹ vnimanije) (Russian), претворити се у уво (pretvoriti se u uvo) (Serbo-Croatian), ser todo oídos (Spanish), vara idel öra (Swedish), spetsa öronen (Swedish), kulak kesilmek (Turkish)

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