overhear

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  • The black woman turned and looked behind her to make sure that no one should overhear. Cited from Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches, by Ruth McEnery Stuart
  • And you see he did not overhear more than what he says. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 4
  • Her brother overhears that and becomes happy leaving them to live their own life on their own.
  • David overhears them talking about him and leaves the house to travel north again.
  • Thus they were able to draw close, and talk without much fear of being overheard. Cited from The Lion's Mouse, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • He remembered overhearing some talk one day in which his uncle had taken part. Cited from Peter, By F. Hopkinson Smith
  • I will tell you after we get to bed and there is no one about to overhear us. Cited from TCB On The Mississippi, by Edgar Darlington
  • But she did not overhear the conversation between the two that took place later. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, by Various
  • His ears being wide open, he overheard several words which dropped from their lips. Cited from From Powder Monkey to Admiral, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He hoped to overhear what was going on when the two went out again. Cited from Tom Grogan, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Nevertheless, she felt she would give a good deal to overhear what was going on. Cited from Secret Adversary, by Agatha Christie
  • He could not have known that I was near enough to overhear him. Cited from The Ghost Pirates, by William Hope Hodgson
  • I was there long enough to overhear a large part of your conversation. Cited from The Strange Case of Cavendish, by Randall Parrish
  • James one day could not help overhearing a conversation between the two. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • Apparently he did not want the others to overhear anything he said to our hero. Cited from Fred Fenton on the Crew, by Allen Chapman
  • She overhears a conversation in which he says she knows too much about the outside world.
  • I could overhear them talking I could see them wait outside to hear about her. Cited from Manuscript in a Copper Cylinder,James De Mille
  • He paid little attention to the young couple, but could not help overhearing their conversation. Cited from The Last Trail, by Zane Grey
  • I stood still at the door; but was near enough to overhear what would pass between them. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • She overhears a doctor telling him that she probably won't live to see another day.
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