hang on someone's every word

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Definition of hang on someone's every word

: to listen very carefully or closely to (someone) The children hung on the teacher's every word.

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“Hang on someone's every word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hang%20on%20someone%27s%20every%20word. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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