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eyes out on stalks

Definition of eyes out on stalks in English:

Used to emphasize the extreme degree of someone’s eager curiosity: when I read about his arrest my eyes popped out on stalks
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  • I never expected such a big man to move so quickly, and I must have looked a sight with my jaw on the ground and my eyes out on stalks.
  • I felt like my eyes were out on stalks.
  • MY EYES ARE ON STALKS FROM BEING UP HALF THE NIGHT FINISHING THIS BOOK!
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