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He listened but heard nothing more.
Mary heard the sound of voices.
She heard the dog barking outside.
Shh, I can't hear.
No one could hear what she said.
He heard the door slam.
Have you heard? Lucy passed the bar exam.
I'm delighted to hear that you're coming.
I heard he has a new job.
I came home as soon as I heard what happened.
We heard rumors that the school was going to close.
Did you hear about Jim's party?
We didn't hear of his death until many years later.
We'll meet again in two weeks, when I'll hear your suggestions.
We're all eager to hear what he has to say.
All members are entitled to be heard on this matter.
He heard the bitterness in her voice.
I'm surprised to hear you say that.
I haven't heard him offering to help (=he has not offered).
You won't hear me complain (=I won't complain).
One visitor was heard to remark something about the entrance fee.
The appeal will be heard by a single judge.
This is the American English definition of hear. View British English definition of hear.
a plant whose leaves are used in cooking. Marjoram is a herb.
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