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overhear

US [ˌoʊvərˈhɪr]
UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈhɪə(r)]
  • v.偶然听到;无意中听到
  • Web偷听;偷听到;无意听到
Past Tense:overheard  Simple Present:overhears  Present Participle:overhearing  
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v.
1.
偶然听到;无意中听到to hear, especially by accident, a conversation in which you are not involved
We talked quietly so as not to be overheard.
我们低声交谈,以免别人听到。
I overheard a conversation between two boys on the bus.
我在公共汽车上无意中听到两个男孩的对话。
We overheard them arguing.
我们碰巧听到他们吵嘴。
I overheard him say he was going to France.
我偶然听见他说他要去法国。

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