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hear

hear Sentence Examples

  • I wish you could hear yourself talking.

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  • It was nice to hear English spoken without a Spanish accent.

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  • Just hear me out.

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  • She stopped, straining to hear the conversation.

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  • Before you all agree, hear me out.

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  • They can hear a pin drop.

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  • Okay. I don't hear any deal breakers so far.

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  • Okay, I guess I can hear you out.

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  • I didn't hear him return.

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  • Would she have been able to hear his conversation behind a closed door?

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  • It was probably the last thing he expected to hear, and yet, he knew it was true.

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  • "I don't hear anything," she whispered.

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  • I could almost hear the smile in his voice.

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  • I'm hoping that's Jerry, and I don't want him to hear you two fighting in the background.

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  • He did not hear her soft breathing as she stood over him and watched him finish the wonderful drawing.

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  • If they all hadn't been so close, she would have thought he didn't hear the question.

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  • My parents were delighted to hear me speak, and I was overjoyed to give them such a happy surprise.

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  • She wanted to hate Bordeaux for what he had done, but like a shameless hussy, she still longed to hear his voice - feel his touch.

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  • That is good to hear, son.

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  • I am very much delighted to hear of your new acquisition--that you "talk with your mouth" as well as with your fingers.

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  • You can almost hear the champagne corks popping.

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  • There it is again, do you hear? said he, pointing in the direction whence came the sounds of firing.

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  • I'm glad to hear that.

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  • I could hear birds chirping and earlier, the woman humming.

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  • Adrienne didn't see or hear from Brandon again until Friday, when he showed up unexpectedly and started packing clothes.

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  • I hear the trumpets now.

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  • I couldn't help but hear you two last night.

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  • When they reached the Myasnitski Street and could no longer hear the shouts of the mob, the count began to repent.

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  • Yes, I was as eager as the others to hear results, but my mind shifted to the practical.

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  • Carmen could hear her crying all the way down the hall to the elevator.

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  • More than likely Alex didn't want to hear any more about danger, though.

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  • When you hear you have a son, you feel responsible - yes?

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  • He could hear its footsteps.

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  • They usually run when they hear you coming.

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  • Go and get my kitten, please, Jellia, and we'll hear what she has to say about it.

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  • It comforted him to hear these arguments.

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  • "I hear," Dron answered without lifting his eyes.

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  • She could almost hear his gravely voice...

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  • I hear all the tip.

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  • I reasoned that if I could show how poverty will end, then of course hunger would end as well—how many rich people do you hear about going hungry?

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  • He could only hear and see.

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  • He could hear its heavy breathing.

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  • Did you hear anything about Pete and the guys?

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  • God, you ought to hear him moaning in his sleep!

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  • Can you hear the apparatus?

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  • On the contrary, I didn't even hear it.

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  • From what I hear, he's pretty... frugal; I guess would be the best word.

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  • We hear of treatments that work some percent of the time or we hear phrases like, "They are not responding to treatment."

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  • I hear he has come on some inspection business, remarked the visitor.

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  • I could hear her take a deep breath.

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  • I want to hear and understand my benefactor's words.

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  • When Morino rode far enough ahead so that he couldn't hear their conversation, Carmen finally spoke to Alex.

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  • You don't hear that much any more.

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  • The rest of us followed and we could hear Howie retching in the bathroom.

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  • "You're the only one who can hear the buzz," Quinn answered defensively.

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  • Without waiting to hear him out, Prince Andrew asked:

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  • The teachers at the Wright-Humason School were always planning how they might give the pupils every advantage that those who hear enjoy--how they might make much of few tendencies and passive memories in the cases of the little ones--and lead them out of the cramping circumstances in which their lives were set.

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  • He was deaf and did not hear Prince Andrew ride up.

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  • I did hear something squealing in the garden.

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  • Pierre stood rather far off and could not hear all that the Emperor said.

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  • At these words Alpatych nodded as if in approval, and not wishing to hear more went to the door of the room opposite the innkeeper's, where he had left his purchases.

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  • Methinks I hear them barking behind the Peterboro' Hills, or panting up the western slope of the Green Mountains.

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  • I hear you have made peace with Turkey?

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  • We could hear Quinn's sigh.

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  • "Mais charmante!" said he, evidently referring to Natasha, who did not exactly hear his words but understood them from the movement of his lips.

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  • Maybe one of them is like those mushrooms you hear about that book you on a psychedelic vacation.

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  • I know you want to hear how I like my school.

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  • So many autumn, ay, and winter days, spent outside the town, trying to hear what was in the wind, to hear and carry it express!

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  • "That's good to hear," I said.

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  • The morning wind forever blows, the poem of creation is uninterrupted; but few are the ears that hear it.

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  • He had gone to Petersburg, but Prince Andrew was glad to hear this.

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  • We'll hear him the same as when he's in here, but he won't be disturbed by us when we talk.

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  • "I'm glad to hear that," said the Wizard.

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  • I do not wonder you were surprised to hear that I was going to write something for the report.

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  • He did not see and did not hear how they shot the prisoners who lagged behind, though more than a hundred perished in that way.

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  • If they hear of this, will they let it pass?

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  • Whenever I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.

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  • I guess it was storming so bad that they didn't see or hear the train.

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  • What the Roman and Grecian multitude could not hear, after the lapse of ages a few scholars read, and a few scholars only are still reading it.

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  • How does God above look at them and hear them? exclaimed Prince Andrew in a shrill, piercing voice.

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  • If we are really dying, let us hear the rattle in our throats and feel cold in the extremities; if we are alive, let us go about our business.

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  • She could almost hear his voice calling "Litha."

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  • Martha was anxious to hear about the outcome of the Georgia abduction as I'd not phoned her with the results.

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  • I hear they're jumping into the boat up north.

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  • It must be written down so that people in other places and in other times may hear it read and sung.

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  • And my dear father, how he would like to hear about our journey!

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  • How could they--they can see and hear, and I suppose they could not understand matters from my point of view....

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  • It was worth the while to see the sun shine on these things, and hear the free wind blow on them; so much more interesting most familiar objects look out of doors than in the house.

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  • Or perchance, at evening, I hear him in his stable blowing off the superfluous energy of the day, that he may calm his nerves and cool his liver and brain for a few hours of iron slumber.

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  • In my house we were so near that we could not begin to hear--we could not speak low enough to be heard; as when you throw two stones into calm water so near that they break each other's undulations.

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  • I was so glad to hear of your safety.

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  • I could hear a glass clink and there was a pause.

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  • The police sometimes don't even hear the entire tip... just enough to lead them in the right direction, and find the person.

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  • Prince Andrew shrugged his shoulders and frowned, as lovers of music do when they hear a false note.

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  • Did you hear of the last event at the review in Petersburg?

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  • "Do you hear what I am saying or not?" she added.

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  • He doesn't understand, so I must explain it, and he must hear me out, thought the old prince.

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  • "I hear that their affairs are in a very bad way," said Julie.

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  • My mother-in-law came to me in tears and said that Helene was here and that she implored me to hear her; that she was innocent and unhappy at my desertion, and much more.

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  • I think I hear someone coming down the hall.

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  • It's nice to hear you laugh.

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  • Augustine said this could not be the case because he could neither hear Ambrose nor see his lips moving.

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  • Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.

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  • When he reached Scotland everybody was eager to hear him tell of his adventures, and he soon found himself famous.

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  • We could hear the yells of the boys and the cheers of the lookers-on as plainly in our room as if we had been on the field.

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  • If she could see and hear, I suppose she would get rid of her superfluous energy in ways which would not, perhaps, tax her brain so much, although I suspect that the ordinary child takes his play pretty seriously.

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  • I can't believe that the colour-impressions she received during the year and a half she could see and hear are entirely lost.

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  • As the sparrow had its trill, sitting on the hickory before my door, so had I my chuckle or suppressed warble which he might hear out of my nest.

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  • It is said that when hatched by a hen they will directly disperse on some alarm, and so are lost, for they never hear the mother's call which gathers them again.

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  • I could commonly hear the splash of the water when he came up, and so also detected him.

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  • I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.

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  • I sent to ask for news, and hear that she is a little better.

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  • He liked to hear the folk tales one of the soldiers used to tell of an evening (they were always the same), but most of all he liked to hear stories of real life.

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  • Here and now for the first time he fully appreciated the enjoyment of eating when he wanted to eat, drinking when he wanted to drink, sleeping when he wanted to sleep, of warmth when he was cold, of talking to a fellow man when he wished to talk and to hear a human voice.

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  • "Do you hear?" he asked.

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  • He could hear shooting ahead of him.

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  • One summer he went over the sea to Italy; for his name was well known there, and many people wished to hear him sing.

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  • I am not blind any longer, for I see with your eyes and hear with your ears.

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  • You will be glad to hear that the books from England are coming now.

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  • I was much surprised to hear all this; for I judged from your letters that Katie was a very precocious girl....

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  • There are also rare and beautiful moments when I see and hear in Dreamland.

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  • "Remember this, Prince Andrew, if they kill you it will hurt me, your old father..." he paused unexpectedly, and then in a querulous voice suddenly shrieked: "but if I hear that you have not behaved like a son of Nicholas Bolkonski, I shall be ashamed!"

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  • I won't hear a word.

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  • The wounded crept together in twos and threes and one could hear their distressing screams and groans, sometimes feigned--or so it seemed to Rostov.

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  • Not that I ever hear of.

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  • I hear a song sparrow singing from the bushes on the shore,--olit, olit, olit,--chip, chip, chip, che char,--che wiss, wiss, wiss.

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  • The perplexities, irritations and worries that have absorbed us pass like unpleasant dreams, and we wake to see with new eyes and hear with new ears the beauty and harmony of God's real world.

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  • My wife refused to hear my recorded conversation until we gathered the group the following weekend.

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  • He did not even hear his mother's footsteps as she came into the room.

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  • Did you ever hear of King Charles the Twelfth, of Sweden?

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  • The sailors agreed; for they were anxious to hear the musician whose songs were famous all over the world.

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  • It was so close to the sea that those who lived in it could hear the waves forever beating against the shore.

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  • You will be glad to hear that Tommy has a kind lady to teach him, and that he is a pretty, active little fellow.

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  • Need I tell you that I was more than delighted to hear that you are really interested in the "tea"?

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  • Teacher and I are always delighted to hear from you.

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  • Think what a joy it would be to all of my friends to hear me speak naturally!!

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  • You will be glad to hear that I passed my examinations successfully.

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  • But I know you want to hear about my examinations.

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  • You will be glad to hear that I enjoy Mathematics now.

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  • It gives me great pleasure to hear how much is being done for the deaf-blind.

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  • You will be glad to hear that my mother, and little sister and brother are coming north to spend this summer with me.

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  • You will be glad to hear that my experiment is working out finely.

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  • I hear there is a deaf and blind child being educated at the Baltimore Institution.

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  • It seems as if a child who could see and hear until her nineteenth month must retain some of her first impressions, though ever so faintly.

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  • All present were astonished when she appeared not only to hear a whistle, but also an ordinary tone of voice.

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  • Their language is the memory of the language they hear spoken in their homes.

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  • The only way is to hear it, especially in a language like English which is so full of unspellable, suppressed vowels and quasi-vowels.

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  • Other people say they have no success in making Miss Keller "hear" them.

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  • I shall love to hear of her reception of the book and how she likes the stories which are new to her.

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  • I believe it is raining; I certainly hear the falling drops.

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  • Thus it is that any child may be taught to use correct English by not being allowed to read or hear any other kind.

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  • Soon even my childish voice was stilled, because I had ceased to hear any sound.

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  • He had never seen such a dull and out-of-the-way place; the folks were all gone off; why, you couldn't even hear the whistle!

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  • To walk in a winter morning in a wood where these birds abounded, their native woods, and hear the wild cockerels crow on the trees, clear and shrill for miles over the resounding earth, drowning the feebler notes of other birds--think of it!

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  • I hear a rustling of the leaves.

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  • "They pretend," as I hear, "that the verses of Kabir have four different senses; illusion, spirit, intellect, and the exoteric doctrine of the Vedas"; but in this part of the world it is considered a ground for complaint if a man's writings admit of more than one interpretation.

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  • Rostov was horrified to hear later that of all that mass of huge and handsome men, of all those brilliant, rich youths, officers and cadets, who had galloped past him on their thousand-ruble horses, only eighteen were left after the charge.

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  • He said something more, but Rostov did not wait to hear it and rode away.

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  • If what we hear is true, it is dreadful.

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  • "I hear they are expected very soon," said Pierre.

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  • He seemed still to hear the sound of his own words: Cut him down!

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  • To return to your ladies--I hear they are lovely.

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  • While you dine you can view the latest sports game or hear a local live band play.

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  • Though the sky was by this time overcast, the pond was so smooth that I could see where he broke the surface when I did not hear him.

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  • The Tsar said something more which Rostov did not hear, and the soldiers, straining their lungs, shouted "Hurrah!"

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  • I hear they will marry him to that rich girl.

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  • Natasha did not hear him.

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  • Naturally neither Natasha nor her parents wished to hear of this, but Prince Andrew was firm.

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  • He liked to hear those wild, tipsy shouts behind him: Get on!

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  • Howie started to say something but changed his mind, interested to hear everyone's opinion.

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  • When you hear about a new company and your response is, "Why in the world would anyone want to do that?" it will be because there is no offline corollary.

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  • We can't remember all that we hear, so we make pens and paper.

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  • In imagination I can hear Homer singing, as with unsteady, hesitating steps he gropes his way from camp to camp--singing of life, of love, of war, of the splendid achievements of a noble race.

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  • Or shall I hear the name of Plato and never read his book?

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  • Pierre was so deep in thought that he did not hear the question.

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  • I hear that the luggage is being unloaded.

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  • I hear the count no longer recognizes anyone.

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  • Can he hear me talking?

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  • Did he hear her?

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  • She pushed him back, speaking as firmly as she could without talking loud enough for the children to hear.

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  • We're probably all a little hypocritical at times - and we're all sinners, so I hear.

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  • Even the ambulance siren was hard to hear.

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  • You answer me, but you don't hear me.

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  • If things get too hot, call me - collect, you hear?

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  • He continued as if he didn't hear.

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  • I'm sure he meant well, but his lecture wasn't what Howie, and to a lesser extent Betsy, wanted to hear.

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  • She snuggled close, her ear close enough to hear.

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  • Betsy responded with the words I didn't want to hear.

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  • I could hear she was crying.

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  • I felt I owed it to Howie to at least hear her out.

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  • No. She's sleeping but I'm sure she'd be willing to hear what's troubling you.

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  • I could hear Claire complaining loudly in the background.

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  • I was anxious to hear about the meeting between the two women but I didn't want to ask in front of the child.

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  • Betsy looked at her, as if wanting to hear more.

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  • I could hear the sound of a baby breathing coming from a monitor on the coffee table.

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  • No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.

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  • Both were as anxious as I to hear the results of Howie's attempt to visit the Vermont bike-riding peeping Tom.

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  • It was the worse news I could hear.

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  • Good to hear from you, buddy.

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  • Martha's only comment was that it was nice to hear at least one piece of good news.

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  • I could hear the baby crying the background.

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  • "I'll pick up a throwaway phone," he said, but didn't indicate when I'd hear from him.

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  • I could hear Molly returning so Betsy offered no rebuttal.

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  • I wanted to say the entire French Foreign hiding in the other room but before I could speak, we both could barely hear a voice.

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  • That's possible but I can't wait to hear what your buddy Howie has to say about it.

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  • I waited to hear John Luke Grasso, and steeled myself to pretend I didn't recognize the name.

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  • Soon the place is swarmed with siren screaming representatives of the law enforcement community, and I hear a gunshot!

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  • I could hear a sob and he blew his nose.

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  • I truly felt I'd hear from Martha again.

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  • I could hear him discussing the vehicle with a woman in the outer room.

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  • "I guess we owe it to Howie and Julie to hear what they have to say," I said as we settled in the living room.

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  • It was the last description of Howie Abbott I expected to hear.

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  • I felt compelled to follow but I wanted to hear more.

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  • It was anything but quiet as an open stairwell was next to me and I could hear shuffling, snoring, farting and grunting throughout the night.

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  • Jackson must have thought I didn't hear him because he repeated what he'd said.

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  • I could hear sirens in the background.

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  • I could hear confusion and hurried voices in the background and someone yelled, 'they're here, come on'.

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  • I could yell my lungs raw and not a soul could hear.

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  • The barn was far enough from the house so he would not hear our hammering.

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  • You hear his body speak of the death in him?

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  • "Sorry to hear about your split," she managed.

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  • No sooner had he opened his eyes than he heard the voice he least wanted to hear.

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  • Someone beat on the door across the hall loud enough for Bianca to hear over the TV and sporadic thunder.

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  • She was too far to hear them talk.

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  • Jule wasn't lucky enough for the creature on the main floor not to hear.

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  • They circled each other, and Jule waited to hear the sound of a car staring in the garage.

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  • Jule prepared himself, pleased to hear the sound of a car starting in the garage.

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  • I hear it in your voice.

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  • I hear they make a mean stew.

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  • Jenn waited until he was far enough ahead that he wouldn't hear her before she trailed.

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  • A couple of them were talking quietly, but she didn't hear them, instead unable to fathom that anyone would find her life worth protecting after her father hadn't.

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  • Dusty, can you hear me?

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  • How many people lived to hear they'd died?

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  • She didn't hear him approach.

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  • The voices were not happy, and she was surprised to hear one of them.

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  • Damian's gaze turned to the door to the bedroom, and she ducked back, remembering he could hear her thoughts.

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  • Not wanting to be around to hear Claire get her way, Sofia climbed onto the edge of Damian's balcony and stretched upward toward the ledge running around the mansion.

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  • His mind was closed, his home videos playing too faintly for her to hear.

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  • "It is different, but you'll never hear such neat accounts of history as you will from these guys," Linda stated.

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  • If he were like his brother, he would hear her thoughts.

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  • The men fell into silence, and she sensed the silent communications she couldn't hear.

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  • I want you to accept that you belong here, and I want to hear the words.

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  • I want to hear it out loud.

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  • At any minute, she'd hear him tear them apart and then, she'd freak out.

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  • It'd be nice to hear you wish you hadn't almost killed me.

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  • Can you hear me?

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  • I'm really glad to hear it.

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  • It was difficult to hear how easily he'd evaluated and cornered her to get her to Hell.

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  • I was able to hear when he lied.

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  • Harmony bent over her, saying something Deidre wasn't able to hear.

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