Idiom:  glued to something


Idiom:  glued to something

  • concentrating and giving something one's full attention

Example sentences

  • My dog is always glued to the door at 6:30 because that's when my father usually arrives home from work.
  • I told Sam dinner's ready but his eyes and ears are glued to the TV
  • We were all glued to the television during the contentious hearings for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
  • I didn't want to bother you earlier because you seemed to be glued to your computer.
  • If you call me at 4:00 o'clock tomorrow I'll have plenty of time to talk because my husband and son will be glued to the TV watching the soccer match.
  • It's so sad how everybody is glued to their cell phones at restaurants instead of talking to the people they're with.
  • Did you see how all the guys' eyes were glued to Jennifer's dress last night?  I can't believe she would wear anything that revealing to an office event.
  • That paparazzis' cameras were glued to the courthouse entrance to get shots of the actor after his prison sentencing.
  • Everyone was glued to their seats at the Grammy's waiting for the announcement of the Album of the Year award.


  • fixated on something

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