One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Someone is very eager for something.‘the tabloids have their tongues hanging out for this stuff’
- ‘After seeing some of the sets, my tongue is hanging out and I am drooling on the keyboard.’
- ‘My tongue is hanging out looking at these lovely dishes.’
- ‘I'm waiting on a cheque, my tongue is hanging out for this cheque and the list of things to spend it on is getting longer.’
- ‘We have returned as often as possible and my tongue is hanging out right now.’
- ‘I haven't got very far into the book but my tongue is hanging out to learn more about the political scene on Jersey.’
- ‘There are so many delicious treats that my tongue is hanging out.’
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