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oh ver heer

  • v  hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
    We overheard the conversation at the next table

  • Often other people at the bar would overhear their heated discussions and join in.
  • They observe you trying on jeans, overhear you grousing to your friends.
  • As you stand pondering, you overhear the salesman talking to another customer about an identical car.
News & Articles


  • Andrea Mitchell in Washington Post
    NBC political reporter Andrea Mitchell reported Sunday that Obama aides thought McCain "may have had some ability to overhear what the questions were to Obama."
  • Bob Mould in ChartAttack
    These are stories of my simple life in a complicated town,says Mould. "These are funny stories about me and my friends, things I see or overhear."

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