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to pay attention to a sound, or to try to hear a sound
to listen to someone until they have finished speaking, without interrupting them
to listen to someone who is speaking about a particular thing
to secretly listen to what someone says
to listen to other people’s conversation without them knowing that you are listening
to know what someone is saying by looking at the shapes their lips make when they talk, for example because you are unable to hear
to listen very carefully to what someone is saying
to listen carefully to what someone is saying
to try very hard to see or hear something
English version of thesaurus of to listen
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
a small fish that lives in rivers and lakes
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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