• To be all ears means to be very eager to hear what someone is going to say.
  • To listen eagerly and attentively.
  • To be extremely interested in what someone has to say.

1. A: I have so much to tell you about my year overseas!

B: Can’t wait! I’m all ears Serena.

 

2. I’m all ears,¬†tell me everything that happened between you and Jason.

 

3. You can call anytime, I’m all ears.

 

4. So, what happened at the party? Who was invited? Did you get to meet the man of your dreams? I’m all ears.

alert, awake, aware, conscientious, fascinated, glued, hanging on every word, hooked, immersed, intent, interested, listening, mindful, observant, on the ball, regardful, vigilant, watchful

Do more harm than good

To do more harm than good means to have a bad effect rather than a good one. To make a situation worse rather than better. To be damaging rather than helpful. 1. I'm sorry but saying anything at this point may do more harm than good. 2. Her boyfriend is doing more...

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Do the unthinkable

To do the unthinkable means to do something unexpected. Impossible to imagine; inconceivable. Unreasonable; improbable; not to be considered; out of the question. 1. This store is doing the unthinkable and making their products more affordable. 2. Skateboarding isn't...

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Drop something like a hot potato

To drop someone/something like a hot potato means to disassociate oneself with someone or something instantly. To discontinue; to get rid of very quickly. To quickly stop being involved with someone/something. 1. I dropped the idea like a hot potato because my boss...

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