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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #77576: To listen (to) / to hear
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    To listen (to) / to hear



     HEAR : When you hear something you don't have to make an effort: there is a noise and you hear it.

    LISTEN: you pay attention to somebody/something that you hear

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    Useful idioms:

    To listen in on  = To wiretap
    He wouldn't listen.   
    You have been listening to tales.
    I made him listen to reason.
    Listening to you ….


    Useful idioms:

    To overhear
    Within hearing

    He was refused a hearing.

    You haven't heard anything yet!  

    I won't hear of it!  

    He has not been heard of since.

    It was said in my hearing.

    Hear me out!  

    You heard !

    I could hardly make myself heard!

    Let me hear how you get on.

    I have heard a great deal about him.

    I never heard of such a thing!


    Hear + preposition:

    To hear of …

    To hear about …

    To hear from

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    I was writing to my best buddy instead of doing my homework, when I my mother coming in.
    Nanny wanted me to stay at home, but I wouldn't !
    You have been tales, there are no mosquitoes in this area !
    I you were getting divorced ! or so rumor has it.
    ! It's a real pleasure. I it all night long!
    - I have never our new English teacher, What about you?
    ...................................- I have a great deal about him. I have been told he is pretty cool.

    Mister Japy has been arrested this morning. The cops had been his conversations for three months.
    It' s been ages since we have you ! What have you been up to?

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