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I was going through Stack Overflow and I noticed this phrase.

I am all ears

Is it some spelling error of "I am all yours" or does it mean something like "I am eager to listen"?

What is meant by this phrase & what do you call this type of phrase?

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closed as off topic by RegDwigнt Feb 5 '13 at 12:04

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Definition of be all ears. – Matt E. Эллен Feb 5 '13 at 12:03
This question is a better fit for our sister site for English Language Learners. Do check a dictionary first. All ears, be all ears. – RegDwigнt Feb 5 '13 at 12:03
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It is a casual idiom that simply means "I am listening," or "I want to hear what you have to say."

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