Eager to hear something, listening attentively, as in Tell me who else was invited? I'm all ears. [Colloquial; late 1700s] Also see all eyes.
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Alright vs. All RightWhat’s the difference between alright and all right? Are all right and alright interchangeable? All right has a range of meanings including: “safe,” as in “Are you all right?” “reliable; good,” as in “That fellow is all right.” as an adverb, it means “satisfactorily,” as in “His work is coming along all right” “yes,” as in “All right, I’ll go with you.” The form alright is a one-word spelling …
watchful, observant, aware, interested, conscientious, vigilant, cautious, wary, suspicious, attentive, careful, tentative, judicious, discreet, circumspect, prudent, leery, wise, active, bright
- all better,
- all blacks,
- all but,
- all clear,
- all cylinders,
- all else being equal,
- all eyes,
- all fools' day,
- all for,
- all for love
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