listen vs hear

listen hear

Definitions

  • 1) An act of listening.
  • 2) transitive, archaic To hear (something or someone), to pay attention to.
  • 3) intransitive To wait for a sound, such as a signal.
  • 4) intransitive To pay attention to a sound, to note.
  • 5) intransitive To accept or obey oral instruction; to agree or assent.
  • 6) hear with intention
  • 7) listen and pay attention
  • 8) pay close attention to; give heed to
  • 9) To pay attention; heed.
  • 10) To make an effort to hear something.
  • 11) To give close attention with the purpose of hearing; to give ear; to hearken; to attend.
  • 12) To give heed; to yield to advice; to follow admonition; to obey.
  • 13) [Obs.] to take an interest in.
  • 14) obsolete To attend to.

Definitions

  • 1) perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  • 2) examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
  • 3) receive a communication from someone
  • 4) listen and pay attention
  • 5) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  • 6) Tobecalled.
  • 7) To listen; harken; give heed.
  • 8) To be heard, or heard of; be reported.
  • 9) To possess the sense of hearing; have that form of sense-perception which is dependent on the ear.
  • 10) To be a hearer of; attend usually the ministrations of: as, what minister do you hear?
  • 11) To pay regard to by listening; give ear to; give audience to; mark and consider what is said by; listen to for the purpose of learning, awarding, judging, determining, etc.: as, to hear prayer; to hear a lesson or an argument; to hear an advocate or a cause, as a judge.
  • 12) To perceive by the ear; receive an impression of through the auditory sense; take cognizance of by harkening.
  • 13) To be called.
  • 14) To be told; learn by report: as, so I hear.
  • 15) To listen to understandingly; learn or comprehend by harkening; hence, to learn by verbal statement or report.
  • 16) To receive news or information; learn.
  • 17) To be capable of perceiving sound.
  • 18) To learn by hearing; be told by others.
  • 19) To perceive (sound) by the ear.
  • 20) To attend or participate in.
  • 21) To consider, permit, or consent to something. Used only in the negative.
  • 22) To listen to (something) attentively or in an official capacity, as in a court.
  • 23) To listen to and consider favorably.
  • 24) To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.
  • 25) [Obs.] to be blamed.
  • 26) To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.
  • 27) [Obs.] to be blamed.
  • 28) [Obs.] to be praised.
  • 29) [Obs.] to be praised.
  • 30) To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound.
  • 31) To perceive by the ear; to apprehend or take cognizance of by the ear
  • 32) To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.
  • 33) To give audience or attention to; to listen to; to heed; to accept the doctrines or advice of; to obey; to examine; to try in a judicial court
  • 34) [Colloq.] to hear one say; to learn by common report; to receive by rumor.
  • 35) [Colloq.] to receive private communication.
  • 36) [Colloq.] to receive private communication.
  • 37) See Remark, under Hear, v. i.
  • 38) To attend, or be present at, as hearer or worshiper
  • 39) To give attention to as a teacher or judge.
  • 40) [Colloq.] to hear one say; to learn by common report; to receive by rumor.
  • 41) (never hear the end of) To be complained to or told about (something) repeatedly or for a long time.
  • 42) (hear, hear) Used to express approval.
  • 43) (never hear the end of) To be complained to or told about (something) repeatedly or for a long time.
  • 44) (hear, hear) Used to express approval.

Examples

  • 1) Love is all about talking and listening.
  • 2) Eighteen of the programmes reached the airwaves before the producers actually listened to one.
  • 3) But set aside time to listen to an older relative who has great ideas for your home.
  • 4) Your thoughts go deep and you find a way to talk and listen that really encourages others.
  • 5) But make time to listen to a partner who has unexpected and exciting news to share.
  • 6) The world can only hope that he chooses to listen to sound advice and govern with the benefit of knowledge.
  • 7) How do you listen to one?
  • 8) If the problem persists, have it looked at and listen to your body.
  • 9) So talk, but listen to hear rather than listen to answer.
  • 10) It's about time you listened and took some action.
  • 11) He wakes up his wife at six in the morning to listen to the sound of birdsong.
  • 12) The game is not really about conversation but listening.
  • 13) He was looking and listening as intently as politeness allowed.
  • 14) We did not listen with sufficient attention.
  • 15) Jurors heard he listened to voicemails in the middle of the newsroom.
  • 16) You are inspired because you have the time to listen to your inner voice.
  • 17) One that listens to its people rather than tell us it knows best.
  • 18) You can get through this if you talk and listen to one another.
  • 19) Poems about listening can have two opposite effects.
  • 20) They listened with rapt attention to his exploits in the recent engagement.
  • 21) Did no one listen to his sermons?
  • 22) This is a time when listening is a very special gift.
  • 23) This book lets us listen to men talking to men.
  • 24) But this time we got into the studio and got into listening to more sounds and that.
  • 25) As one listens for the first time one is likely to find a speech convincing.
  • 26) It is love at first listen when you hear an intriguing accent.
  • 27) The time you spend listening will help a relative who has some big choices to make.
  • 28) She had come in with the last line of their song and she had stood still listening and looking at them.
  • 29) One person is listening to an iPod.
  • 30) Look, listen and feel for normal breathing for no more than ten seconds.
  • 31) I say, if you want to know where jazz is going, listen to a Bugge Wesseltoft record (it used to be _listen to a Miles Davis record_ but he's in heaven with Dizzy and the Duke). 5 solid stars.
  • 32) While stating he is still in the * listen, listen, listen* mode and some specific goals remain to be established, Bradley noted enrollment is job one at Indiana State and he has already formed an Enrollment and Retention Task Force to develop five to 10 ways to impact enrollment and retention by fall 2009.
  • 33) One of the first questions I ask when I look at a communication plan is, How long does it take before you see the word listen?
  • 34) Your word, "listen", is a good one, especially the artist's need to listen to self.
  • 35) Only reason I listen is my wife thinks hes cute, we even play a version of “Slug Bug” where you get to pinch the other persons butt everytime he saysit ...
  • 36) I mean, seriously .. how can anyone with a brain listen to one statement I heard long ago without laughing? ..
  • 37) Why would anyone who has half a brain listen to Sarah Palin?
  • 38) The entire debate, for those who listen, is about controlling rising costs and increasing access for those without coverage.
  • 39) Why would anyone with even half a brain listen to these hypocrits?
  • 40) Only reason I listen is my wife thinks hes cute, we even play a version of “Slug Bug” where you get to pinch the other persons butt everytime he says it ...
  • 41) ‘I listen to the sounds of the radiators ticking as the central heating comes on.’
  • 42) ‘Every few minutes he would stop and listen to what sounds there were in these quiet highland woods.’
  • 43) ‘It's not highbrow in an elitist way but you have to pay attention and think while listening to it.’
  • 44) ‘He is not willing to stay in the House and listen to some responses to what he said.’
  • 45) ‘In the UK, more people now listen to radio than watch TV, for the first time in many years.’
  • 46) ‘They just want a safe place where they can hang out and listen to music.’
  • 47) ‘To watch and listen to these young boys and girls who were so obviously enjoying what they were doing was great.’
  • 48) ‘I love to just sit on the rocks for hours and watch and listen to the ocean.’
  • 49) ‘It was nice to pause, watch, and listen to the bird banging away and the wood chips falling to the ground.’
  • 50) ‘When free, he likes to listen to music, watch movies or spend time with his family.’
  • 51) ‘Many young people do not watch or listen to any political coverage at all.’
  • 52) ‘They want to tell us all what we can and cannot watch, read, listen to or think about.’
  • 53) ‘Using the player you can listen to radio stations and watch TV or video playback on your screen.’
  • 54) ‘Such a move will help voters to gauge which ones to believe and which ones to simply listen to.’
  • 55) ‘Patients will even be able to order a film to watch, or an audio book to listen to, both from their beds.’
  • 56) ‘You can listen to the audio of his speech here, and follow his charts and research here.’
  • 57) ‘When you could not watch them, you never missed a chance to listen to the action on the radio.’
  • 58) ‘The note was high and decidedly painful to listen to but it seemed to do the trick.’
  • 59) ‘Watch it a few times and you'll never listen to their audio output in the same way.’
  • 60) ‘When we're at home she listens to jazz and watches modern films, and she's quite sociable.’
  • 61) ‘We should listen to expert advice, but to slavishly follow it on every occasion defies logic.’
  • 62) ‘Despite being aware of the dangers, a small minority of drivers don't listen to the advice.’
  • 63) ‘So he had no choice but to listen to the advice of his friend and enrolled a course for motormen.’
  • 64) ‘So, let us take time out of our busy schedules to listen to the simple request of these children.’
  • 65) ‘He is an experienced town clerk and we would obviously listen to the advice that he gives.’
  • 66) ‘He knows he is right and so feels no need to listen to advice that goes against his conviction.’
  • 67) ‘If your legal advice is that you have not got a cause of action, then you ought to listen to that advice.’
  • 68) ‘The worse part about growing old is that you have to listen to advice from your kids.’
  • 69) ‘So you are in a sense inviting those responses and either you listen to them or you don't.’
  • 70) ‘Sometimes it's difficult to know who to believe, who to listen to and who to support.’
  • 71) ‘The only advice to those players is that they should make up their own minds and not listen to anybody else.’
  • 72) ‘In economics it listens to the advice of the International Monetary Fund.’
  • 73) ‘McConnell is keen to show he has been listening and will respond with deeds rather than words.’
  • 74) ‘Diabetic and asthmatic, she had listened to bad advice that she need not declare the winnings.’
  • 75) ‘The UK must realise that real consultation requires them to listen to me and take my advice.’
  • 76) ‘And I'm just as confused and scared as the rest of us about what to believe and who to listen to.’
  • 77) ‘It's up to her whether or not she listens to our advice.’
  • 78) ‘Good players listen to everyone and then pick and choose what advice they will take.’
  • 79) ‘If you needed advice, or just someone to listen to you for a bit, Timothy was the guy to go to.’
  • 80) ‘We were right to listen to the much louder optimistic voices in our own minds.’
  • 81) ‘He listens out for the car, hears the door close, sees Daddy walk past the window and then runs to the door to greet him.’
  • 82) ‘Hook listens for the ring of truth and doesn't hear it.’
  • 83) ‘Who is this third person who is neither one of the other two, who lies awake while they sleep, and listens for the chimes of country bells he doesn't hear?’
  • 84) ‘I think I walked around with my head tilted all day, as if I was listening for a sound no one could hear but me.’
  • 85) ‘I kept listening for the sounds of the critter, but never heard it again the rest of the evening.’
  • 86) ‘When I hold the shell to my ear and listen for the ocean, all I can hear is the gentle flowering of breath.’
  • 87) ‘I tried to listen for them, but it was too difficult to hear over the people laughing and having fun.’
  • 88) ‘That means that politicians must not simply listen for the answers they want to hear.’
  • 89) ‘Jake crept down the hallway, listening for sounds from the servants and hearing only silence.’
  • 90) ‘It was beginning to register to her that she was hearing a sound she had been listening for ever since the incident.’
  • 91) ‘He would pause at the worst times, listening for something no one else could hear.’
  • 92) ‘She listened for Sara or any other maid and heard them outside the mansion.’
  • 93) ‘Straining to hear, I moved onto the landing and listened for introductory or welcoming words in the downstairs hallway.’
  • 94) ‘She tried to listen for footsteps, but the only sounds she heard came from the dance.’
  • 95) ‘She constantly listens for her father's voice whispering to her over the water.’
  • 96) ‘It's also great fun listening out for all the dinkum Aussie accents amongst the talented cast.’
  • 97) ‘The herons and buzzards have left for places more congenial to watching and listening for desperate scrambling through snow.’
  • 98) ‘In a favourite moment recently, I was sitting in Bologne airport alone, at the gate, listening for my flight call.’
  • 99) ‘I read a book, all the while listening for sounds of creepy people outside of my house.’
  • 100) ‘I'll be watching and listening for this guy throughout the evening, and I do.’
  • 101) ‘Emily, the class is over here - ok, now that I have your attention, listen up; you'll work in pairs today.’
  • 102) ‘As someone with an advanced degree in marine biology - I also have a pipe and a tweed jacket, so listen up - it might not be the greatest idea to punch sharks in the nose, regardless of how hot you are.’
  • 103) ‘But the rest of you, listen up, because I've got compelling arguments with which to convince you, or your friends, if you're already a believer.’
  • 104) ‘But since I know you're not going to, then listen up.’
  • 105) ‘But listen up, hotel industry, and I'll give you the answer for free.’
  • 106) ‘Tech fiends, listen up, you've been asking for it.’
  • 107) ‘You seem like a reasonable person, so listen up.’
  • 108) ‘Well, listen up, because some Hollywood heavyweights have dropped the pounds, and people like you and me are now half their size.’
  • 109) ‘To all those parents and teachers that think it's cute and educational to have pets in children's classrooms, listen up!’
  • 110) ‘If stuffing is on your menu tomorrow, well, you better listen up.’
  • 111) ‘I'm only going to say this one time, so you may want to listen up.’
  • 112) ‘Well, before you head out to pick up your holiday gifts, listen up.’
  • 113) ‘OK, everybody, listen up: The time has come for the nation to stage an intervention.’
  • 114) ‘listen pal, I've got chronic systolic palpitations and acute neuralgia!’
  • 115) ‘listen pal; don't start getting technical on me!’
  • 116) ‘listen honey, I'm sorry, I've been busy.’
  • 117) ‘listen honey, can you quickly run to the shops to buy some mozzarella cheese?’
  • 118) ‘listen buddy, I know you're lonely, I know you're sad.’
  • 119) ‘"listen mate, " the cop said in a low voice to Jake.’
  • 120) ‘listen kid, it's just like I told you back there.’
  • 121) ‘Nevertheless, there are undoubtedly some hidden gems which make this set worth the listen.’
  • 122) ‘I wish they'd just put up a transcript, but for those of you with broadband it's well worth a listen.’
  • 123) ‘On this performance her forthcoming debut album could well be worth a listen.’
  • 124) ‘It might not work as well as some tracks on the CD, but it is still worth a listen.’
  • 125) ‘Still, its form is at least partially discernible and this compilation is very much worth a listen.’
  • 126) ‘You should definitely be able to give them a listen by the end of the week.’
  • 127) ‘By the third listen, however, you became aware that this was a magical record.’
  • 128) ‘If you wanna have a listen, here's the ultimate numbers station frequency list.’
  • 129) ‘The next time you pass a busker, stop and have a proper listen, as you might be missing out on the next big thing in music.’
  • 130) ‘The piano was played in the school's reception area for seven hours to allow everyone to have a listen.’
  • 131) ‘I loved this album immediately on the first listen and it has been a constant favourite ever since.’
  • 132) ‘It's a fascinating listen and yet constantly feels like a sampler for something bigger.’
  • 133) ‘The CD caused much amusement in the office and everyone had a listen on the headphones.’
  • 134) ‘Some curious record buyer may come across it and be tempted to take it home for a listen.’
  • 135) ‘Just one listen to this album will blow away all your blues.’
  • 136) ‘A cursory listen reveals that the first version closely resembles Nashville's, from a musical standpoint.’
  • 137) ‘On the first few listens, the songs wash by, disembodied like an ocean.’
  • 138) ‘There's a bruised quality that keeps you at bay during the first few listens.’
  • 139) ‘But before we go to break, take a listen to this sound that's being played in the courtroom.’
  • 140) ‘Otherwise, this is a sufficient listen for fans of the film.’

Examples

  • 1) They are waiting to hear about whether they qualify.
  • 2) You hear people talking about it for days leading up to the game.
  • 3) The appeal hearing could be heard in summer or autumn next year.
  • 4) She thought others on the beach would have heard screaming if something truly awful had happened.
  • 5) The next scene is in training and we hear him talking about the pressure.
  • 6) The elite refuses to see and hear what the people want.
  • 7) The panel hearing the misconduct case have been told to strike any allegation that she acted with dishonesty.
  • 8) So talk, but listen to hear rather than listen to answer.
  • 9) She wanted to resume her studies but specialists expressed concerns, the Gloucester hearing heard.
  • 10) You may think this is the first time you have heard of this case.
  • 11) We would love to hear about it.
  • 12) You really feel that people want to hear music again.
  • 13) Why must a secret service fair hearing be heard in secret?
  • 14) We heard something terrible had happened at the match.
  • 15) You hear of people who wait all their lives to become an overnight sensation.
  • 16) People love football and always want to hear something.
  • 17) His wife is unfit to stand trial and her case is being heard in her absence.
  • 18) Everyone has heard about the fear of the unknown.
  • 19) His independent voice of protest and reason began to be heard at licensing hearings.
  • 20) Not something you often hear from the average pop trumpet.
  • 21) It is love at first listen when you hear an intriguing accent.
  • 22) It could be love at first listen when you hear a distinctive voice.
  • 23) Yet it is a grim certainty we will hear cases like this for years and years to come.
  • 24) But sometimes he will ask them if they mind the music being played and if they would prefer to hear something else.
  • 25) Oooh tankee! da fann wil bee muchly apreesheatted dis weakind. sposed ta gits reely hawt hear – inna 90′s *das mayjor HAWT hear*
  • 26) Oh, my own Ba, hear _my_ plain speech -- and how this is _not_ an attempt to frighten you out of your dear wish to '_hear_ from me' -- no, indeed -- but a whim, a caprice, -- and now it is out! over, done with!
  • 27) But yet hear me, � hear with patience; �hear me with that unprejudiced reason which is as much your distinction as your beauty or your virtue.
  • 28) These verses are truly beautiful, with the exception of one fault that we often find in poets, which is, their being misled by Fancy to believe that they really do see and hear _what they wish to see and hear_, and yet even this is far below their ideal.
  • 29) _Word of denial in_ my _Labra's_ hear; that is, _hear_ the word of denial in my _lips.
  • 30) _understand_, but the _endeavour_ to find God in the Bible depends on ourselves: our Lord has described it in the words _He that hath ears to hear let him hear_.
  • 31) Some people make little home videos of their performances, I make audio recordings just using my laptop just to hear it and feel like I understand what’s going on with vocal qualities- it’s weird and uncomfortable to watch/listen to yourself sometimes, though, so mirrors are good to watch yourself, but sometimes it’s good to actually *hear* what you’re doing.
  • 32) Well, there are some problems with Pop Occulture’s analysis … first of all, SChizophrenia - the reason schizophrenics hear voices and don’t recognize thema s coming form themselves is because the voices occur in a part of the brain that processes hearing - thatis to say, they really do *hear* voices or whatever.
  • 33) I call for a reply, -- I have a right to demand a reply, "Lumley was startled to hear the tone in which his chief uttered the comprehensive and significant" _hear, hear_! "
  • 34) ‘This may sound cruel but I hear catcalls and people pick on me enough outside my family home.’
  • 35) ‘She stumbled out of the way just as she heard the voice, sounding quite irritated.’
  • 36) ‘As Claire walked into the main corridor, she heard voices that sounded not too far off.’
  • 37) ‘Her voice was so quite that he almost didn't hear her over the sound of the river.’
  • 38) ‘At that very moment, she hears some familiar sounds and feels some movement behind her back.’
  • 39) ‘At 16 he awoke to his country's indigenous sounds after hearing traditional music played at his father's funeral.’
  • 40) ‘It is through the use of pictures, sounds, and hearing the language on a daily basis that helps them to learn.’
  • 41) ‘They've been hearing the sound bites from the government ministers and also from the farmers.’
  • 42) ‘I remember hearing the bus driver sounding his horn as if he was angry.’
  • 43) ‘A neighbour reported hearing a thud that sounded like a garbage bag being dropped.’
  • 44) ‘Perhaps they enjoy hearing me sound all ratty and scratchy, trying to be polite in the name of friendship.’
  • 45) ‘If you haven't heard the sound clip you really have to get with the programme.’
  • 46) ‘Five minutes after that I heard seven bangs which sounded like firecrackers.’
  • 47) ‘I've never heard anyone with a sound scientific background argue that it's better for you.’
  • 48) ‘Humans cannot generate or hear the high frequency sound waves generated by bats.’
  • 49) ‘And yet it still sounded remarkable to hear the words that came yesterday.’
  • 50) ‘It helped her hear some vowel sounds in the lower frequencies, but that was all.’
  • 51) ‘The noise of the blast has left him struggling to hear high frequency sounds.’
  • 52) ‘The roaring and crashing sounds she had heard the night before had not stopped either.’
  • 53) ‘Whilst we were talking, we heard a sort of sound between a yelp and a bark.’
  • 54) ‘It is at that point that his mantra changes from a selfish need to be heard to actually listening.’
  • 55) ‘He may be willing to listen but will he hear anything that's said?’
  • 56) ‘She complains that I don't talk to her and then she wonders why I get so angry because she never listens or hears anything I say.’
  • 57) ‘The Ivorians seemed willing to be heard, but none of them seemed willing to listen.’
  • 58) ‘The children learn to open their hearts and to really listen to others and be heard by them.’
  • 59) ‘If he does not listen, the only other way to be heard is at the ballot box in November.’
  • 60) ‘Anna started to speak to me again, and I listened, nodding, although not really hearing anything she had to say.’
  • 61) ‘James stood there listening the whole time but only heard half the conversation.’
  • 62) ‘It knows the difference between listening and hearing.’
  • 63) ‘So, I decided that I would hear them out and just listen.’
  • 64) ‘She doesn't listen to their problems, their wants or needs, she just assumes that she knows exactly what they need or want without really hearing them out.’
  • 65) ‘The mother hadn't found out her daughters' motives, she hadn't heard them out.’
  • 66) ‘Ariel Rogers heard them out, but it was important to her that, if they were to use Stan's name, they would have to do it right.’
  • 67) ‘The panelists, members of a national government advisory congress, intervened and heard the student out, according to one witness and accounts by others posted on the Internet.’
  • 68) ‘I've done a fair amount of that kind of work before - I once worked with kids in a juvenile hall - and over the years I have found that if you can convey that you really want to hear them out as opposed to preaching to them, then they open up.’
  • 69) ‘They ruled that if defendants could show they were acting out of necessity or under duress the jury had the right to hear them out.’
  • 70) ‘The best never try to persuade the reader to believe them, only to hear them out, as Fort himself once did.’
  • 71) ‘As long as we exclude them and don't hear them out, we will allow them to continue their hate.’
  • 72) ‘Before you people start screaming, hear my case out.’
  • 73) ‘It was pointed out that all other common law jurisdictions hear such cases in jury courts.’
  • 74) ‘To hear cases, the judges sit in Chambers of seven, appointed on a rotating basis from within each Section.’
  • 75) ‘Three appeal court judges will hear the case on March 31 as he launches his fight against the conviction.’
  • 76) ‘Accordingly I rule that this court has jurisdiction to hear this case against all defendants.’
  • 77) ‘Four Scottish judges, sitting without a jury, are hearing the case.’
  • 78) ‘This is nothing short of God hearing a child's prayer and graciously giving him his heart's desire.’
  • 79) ‘Those prayers were heard, for God was preparing him for his future task.’
  • 80) ‘The service beseeches God to hear the prayers of the community.’
  • 81) ‘It said to him that his prayer had been heard and that soon his desire would be granted.’
  • 82) ‘Jesus hears our cries for help when we find strife in our lives, just as he hears our prayers of thanksgiving and praise when things are going well.’
  • 83) ‘We can place our full confidence in the One who called us by name and hears every prayer that springs from our hearts.’
  • 84) ‘Then, we'll learn that Jesus is always with us, strengthening our faith and hearing our prayers.’
  • 85) ‘He heard my prayer, for when I went back to work after Christmas, a Christian lad started working alongside me.’
  • 86) ‘Following that meeting, my husband and I both felt strongly that the Lord had heard our prayers.’
  • 87) ‘But there is no record that He ever refused to hear the prayer of anyone; not even the lowest.’
  • 88) ‘When we intercede, God hears and answers our prayer.’
  • 89) ‘That easy promise he'd made not to pray was the means of arousing him to meet the God who inspires and hears and answers prayer.’
  • 90) ‘Come, pray with me and understand that all of our prayers will be heard by the same God.’
  • 91) ‘The tumult has at last been quieted, but it unclear whether the prayers have been heard.’
  • 92) ‘Would God hear my prayer, for a hundred million were praying for their loved ones?’
  • 93) ‘She finally understood that God had indeed heard her prayers every cold and lonely night.’
  • 94) ‘Does it mean my prayers are those of a nonbeliever and not worthy of being heard by my Lord?’
  • 95) ‘The next news they heard about Belinda was a phone call in 1997 informing them she had been arrested.’
  • 96) ‘If we could absorb the significance and importance of every death we heard about in the news then we would be unable to function.’
  • 97) ‘Many people saw things as they were reported on the TV news, or heard about them on the radio as they drove along.’
  • 98) ‘The Duchess of York, who is an old friend of Murray and knows her as Jeffa, said she was delighted to hear of the explorers' safe rescue.’
  • 99) ‘Every time I talk to or hear of anyone studying anything at all, I get jealous.’
  • 100) ‘The mask, in a private collection, was unknown to researchers until Coe heard about it last year.’
  • 101) ‘I suspect we will hear of more research like this as mobile-phone using cohorts in the population age.’
  • 102) ‘However, just about every murder case we hear of in the news involves a religious murderer.’
  • 103) ‘We only heard about the scandal at the Sheffield clinic on the news.’
  • 104) ‘She told her husband about the incident the next day and he told her he had heard about the killing on the news and urged her to contact the police.’
  • 105) ‘I heard about this on the news on the radio on Friday, but didn't have the time to look any further into it at that point.’
  • 106) ‘Most employees arriving for work early today had only heard about the merger on the early morning news.’
  • 107) ‘She had not gone to work because she had heard about the bombs on the news.’
  • 108) ‘I sent an email to the minister informing him that I expect to hear of his resignation in coming days.’
  • 109) ‘If anyone has more information, I would be most interested to hear of it.’
  • 110) ‘We often hear of private records being dumped illegally or information being stolen.’
  • 111) ‘I decided to investigate, using an experiment I'd heard about in New York City.’
  • 112) ‘We have heard about investment but what about investment in pensioners?’
  • 113) ‘This is the first question my friends asked me when they heard about the trip.’
  • 114) ‘He had first heard about the investigation on the radio and contacted the police.’
  • 115) ‘I've never heard of a swimming pool anywhere in the world that has banned backstroke.’
  • 116) ‘They say the proposed change will associate them with a place most people have never even heard of.’
  • 117) ‘What about lab technicians who are rarely heard of but whose competence can be a matter of life or death?’
  • 118) ‘I have not heard of a single new urban transport plan for the town which would make any difference.’
  • 119) ‘I would like to ask him when was the last time he heard of a fox-hunter tucking into a tasty meal of fox stew?’
  • 120) ‘I have never heard of this before and wondered whether it could help the problem.’
  • 121) ‘By far the most common reaction is that they have never heard of him, he doesn't even register.’
  • 122) ‘We set up our site five years ago when many businesses hadn't even heard of e-commerce.’
  • 123) ‘It is fair bet that like millions of Americans you never heard of any of this.’
  • 124) ‘Dad ignores daughter if he passes her in the street and she wishes they had never heard of the Lottery.’
  • 125) ‘After games he would drink just water to rehydrate himself before we had even heard of doing that.’
  • 126) ‘You probably haven't even heard of some of these people but we had a great time.’
  • 127) ‘Few people outside the industry had heard of him and that's the way he liked it.’
  • 128) ‘If you have heard of all three, you will realise just how truly irreplaceable John Peel is.’
  • 129) ‘This is when all the people who don't give a toss or haven't heard of the scandal are still behind you.’
  • 130) ‘Just occasionally I hear a song by an artist I have never heard of that sticks in my mind for days.’
  • 131) ‘I'm the guy who makes part four and part five of movies where you haven't heard of the first one.’
  • 132) ‘If they haven't heard of the campaign, this will tell them what they need to know.’
  • 133) ‘The wife has arthritis and she went up to her specialist but he had never heard of it as a cure.’
  • 134) ‘They certainly did not expect a choir most of them had never heard of to leapfrog them into third spot.’
  • 135) ‘After a day without hearing from him, she contacted the police and began a search.’
  • 136) ‘I've not spoken to her on the phone nor heard from her via letter for three years.’
  • 137) ‘Not hearing from him, I contacted another friend in the UK, who had been in touch with his sister.’
  • 138) ‘So, what I'm trying to say is, I love hearing from you guys, even if I don't always show it.’
  • 139) ‘We always love hearing from you, even if you have tattoos and pierced places on you.’
  • 140) ‘If you have a story or information you would like to be included we would love to hear from you.’
  • 141) ‘If so the organisers of this year's Medieval Festival would love to hear from you.’
  • 142) ‘He would love to hear from anyone who has examples of animal folklore or legend in Yorkshire.’
  • 143) ‘If you have a story to tell or a regret to resolve they would love to hear from you.’
  • 144) ‘He would love to hear from anyone who can shed some light on the great cowboy mystery.’
  • 145) ‘The group is particularly keen to hear from people living close to mobile telephone masts.’
  • 146) ‘Take time to read some of the stories on the site and if you think you have what it takes, we'd love to hear from you.’
  • 147) ‘If you or one of your readers is interested in doing this we would love to hear from them.’
  • 148) ‘This contact is sometimes the first time they have heard from their families for decades.’
  • 149) ‘I still have not heard from you following my last letter, and do not expect to for some months.’
  • 150) ‘Though disqualified as a member of the council, he will address his former colleagues ‘in committee’ before the start of the monthly meeting and is likely to ask for a delay in filling his seat until he hears from the Department of Justice.’
  • 151) ‘Childline Scotland, the national helpline for children in trouble or danger, hears from a small, but significant, number of young people who are commercially sexually exploited every year.’
  • 152) ‘The programme hears from a woman who avoided leaving her house for 10 years, and if she had to, scrubbed herself so violently afterwards that she literally got down to the last of her seven layers of skin.’
  • 153) ‘In truth, I'm probably just a mild hypochondriac who should get out more, but if no one hears from me for more than three days, please call the following number…’
  • 154) ‘My dad heard from his two brothers that he never hears from, one in Romania who is now coming home to make funeral arrangements.’
  • 155) ‘Given my feeling about my own journals, when I ran across those kept by my friend's 89-year-old mother after her death, I would not hear of throwing them away.’
  • 156) ‘A neighbour of mine had a dog that was run over, it lost three of its legs, these caring people would not hear of the vet putting him down, so instead they used to take him out for a ‘drag’ a couple of times a day.’
  • 157) ‘When mom was told, she would not hear of such a thing.’
  • 158) ‘The conservative government was gung ho about supporting our ally and would not hear of possible defeat; we would never cut and run.’
  • 159) ‘In fact, the only reason she remained in school for so long was that her teachers would not hear of her being removed because she was such an excellent pupil.’
  • 160) ‘We offered to compensate the generous stranger but he would not hear of it.’
  • 161) ‘She will not hear of his proposal because he is homeless and illiterate.’
  • 162) ‘She could have walked to Annie's house, which was only twice the distance to the diner, but Annie would not hear of her walking through town with all of her luggage, especially seeing as how she was the talk of the town.’
  • 163) ‘He just hoped her mother would not hear of this because then she would no doubt be angry with him, letting her favorite daughter lift a finger and do something for herself.’
  • 164) ‘‘I told you, I had to study,’ not to mention the fact that my mom would not hear of me going out on a school night.’
  • 165) ‘I badly wanted to ride out and meet him, but Mama would not hear of it.’
  • 166) ‘The hotel would not hear of it and insisted it went to the courts.’
  • 167) ‘I offered to process the roll and send him the shots that I had taken in his museum, but he would not hear of it.’
  • 168) ‘But her mother, who had never once considered her child as anything but beautiful, would not hear of it.’
  • 169) ‘She had wanted someone to roll it out for her, but the director would not hear of it.’
  • 170) ‘He would not hear of my attending the funeral, or going for a day or two, to cheer poor Frederick's solitude.’
  • 171) ‘Margaret would not hear of this and three years ago Victor left the matrimonial home.’
  • 172) ‘I will not hear of any lofty titles as long as I stay on this island!’
  • 173) ‘Miss Reynolds, I will not hear of you traveling to Brighton unescorted.’
  • 174) ‘When he wants to quit again, Maria will not hear of it.’
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