be glued to something

to be looking at something and not paying attention to anything else

dealers with their eyes glued to computer screens


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  • glued to something — glued to (something) giving something your full attention. During football season, he s glued to the TV. She has her ears glued to her CD player all the time …   New idioms dictionary

  • be glued to something — phrase to be looking at something and not paying attention to anything else dealers with their eyes glued to computer screens Thesaurus: to watch someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: glue …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) glued to something — be ˈglued to sth idiom (informal) to give all your attention to sth; to stay very close to sth • He spends every evening glued to the TV. • Her eyes were glued to the screen (= she did not stop watching it) …   Useful english dictionary

  • glued to — (something) giving something your full attention. During football season, he s glued to the TV. She has her ears glued to her CD player all the time …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep your eyes glued to — informal : to watch (something) very closely for a long time They kept their eyes glued to the television, waiting for more news about the accident. • • • Main Entry: ↑eye keep your eyes glued to see ↑eye, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • glue — [[t]glu͟ː[/t]] glues, glueing, gluing (present participle), glued 1) N MASS Glue is a sticky substance used for joining things together, often for repairing broken things. ...a tube of glue. ...high quality glues. 2) VERB If you glue one object… …   English dictionary

  • glue */ — I UK [ɡluː] / US [ɡlu] noun Word forms glue : singular glue plural glues 1) [countable/uncountable] a sticky substance that you use to fix things to each other a pot of glue 2) [uncountable] an idea, person, or thing that unites people Is the… …   English dictionary

  • glue — glue1 [ glu ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount a sticky substance that you use to attach things to each other: a pot of glue 2. ) uncount an idea, person, or thing that unites people: Is his mother the glue that keeps the family together? glue glue 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • adhere — To stick or be glued to something …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …   Universalium

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