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In the sentence

If you can change his idea, I am all yours.

What does I am all yours mean?

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It's used in various settings, with different meanings.
Your example is a fairly uncommon case; it means "If you can get him to agree, I will support you wholeheartedly." We don't usually use the phrase in such a serious manner.

More commonly, it's used when people are making social/entertainment plans; in that case, it means "I'm ready / I'm not busy (or don't have other plans) at the moment / your suggestion sounds good to me":
"Are you ready to go?" "I'm all yours."
"Bob, do you have a minute to go over the sales numbers?" "I'm all yours."
"Want to meet for drinks after work?" "I'm all yours."

If you're not familiar with the idiom, this phrase can sound a lot more meaningful than it's usually meant to be - be careful not to read too much into it!

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In the sense of "I'm not busy" I would rather say "You have my undivided attention"; +1 for last paragraph –  Unreason Jun 28 '11 at 8:21
    
@Unreason - It's not one of my favorite phrases in any connotation (although I must confess that I say it once in a while) - there are definitely better substitutes for each sense, unless you really are using it in a romantic / metaphysical sense! I didn't meant the above as a usage recommendation, more as a guide to understanding what it means when you hear it. Personally, my favorite response to "Do you have a minute?" is from American Beauty - "For you, Brad, I've got five." –  MT_Head Jun 28 '11 at 8:34
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I'm not native speaker but I'd say it depends on context here, for example:

If you can get him to agree, I'll go with you with pleasure.

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MT_Head is correct. It's means "You have my full attention" with a mildly saucy double entendre. Tone of voice is important, as the statement can be as bland or as racy as you'd wish.

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I mildly disagree. I've always heard the phrase used more in the context of romantic relationships.
"Do you really like me?" "I'm all yours."

"Would you like to go out sometime?" "I'm all yours."

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So what does it mean? –  Matt Эллен Jan 9 at 11:28
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