All Ears - English Idioms


The idiom "all ears" means that someone is very keen to hear what you have to say and you have his/her full attention. For example: Why are you crying? Tell me, I'm all ears. In this case, the person asking really wants to know the reason for the other person to be upset and crying.

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Teaching modal auxiliary verbs, the passive voice, relative clauses and especially phrasal verbs may be quite a challenge for a teacher. So, it is very important that the teacher has a profound knowledge on this subject. As fas as the above mentioned areas of grammar are difficult enough, it might be difficult for students to grasp the idea of them and they are likely to make errors on their structures and usage. Consequently, teachers should try to give a clear explanation on how to form and use them in the sentences correctly.