She froze then looked around to ensure no one was there to overhear them.
Did he overhear her conversation with Connie?
Shinshin, lowering his voice, began to tell the count of some intrigue of Kuragin's in Moscow, and Natasha tried to overhear it just because he had said she was "charmante."
Sonya wore a company smile but was evidently tormented by jealousy; now she turned pale, now blushed and strained every nerve to overhear what Nicholas and Julie were saying to one another.
And all these groups, while talking among themselves, tried to keep near the commander-in-chief (whose bench formed the center of the gathering) and to speak so that he might overhear them.
"Jonny, hon, let me tell you one thing," she said and approached close enough she was certain no one else could overhear her.
21, do not listen to all that you may overhear, lest you hear yourself ill spoken of; ix.
In the conversation with Nicodemus we seem to overhear a protest against the growing tendency of the last years of the 1st century to substitute formal sacraments for the free afflatus of the spirit, and to "crib, cabin and confine" the gift of prophecy.
"I don't trust these machines and who might overhear," she said.
The family likes the stupid ones; they're too dumb to pull a double cross and if they overhear something, chances are they won't know what's being discussed.
Xander half-listened, distracted by his thoughts and trying to overhear the exchange between Jessi and Brandon.