How to use Hear in a sentence
I wish you could hear yourself talking.
Just hear me out.
It was nice to hear English spoken without a Spanish accent.
They can hear a pin drop.
She stopped, straining to hear the conversation.Advertisement
Before you all agree, hear me out.
I didn't hear him return.
Okay, I guess I can hear you out.
I could almost hear the smile in his voice.
Okay. I don't hear any deal breakers so far.Advertisement
It was probably the last thing he expected to hear, and yet, he knew it was true.
That is good to hear, son.
Would she have been able to hear his conversation behind a closed door?
He did not hear her soft breathing as she stood over him and watched him finish the wonderful drawing.
My parents were delighted to hear me speak, and I was overjoyed to give them such a happy surprise.Advertisement
I'm glad to hear that.
I'm hoping that's Jerry, and I don't want him to hear you two fighting in the background.
I am very much delighted to hear of your new acquisition--that you "talk with your mouth" as well as with your fingers.
I couldn't help but hear you two last night.
Yes, I was as eager as the others to hear results, but my mind shifted to the practical.Advertisement
You can almost hear the champagne corks popping.
There it is again, do you hear? said he, pointing in the direction whence came the sounds of firing.
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.
I could hear birds chirping and earlier, the woman humming.
When they reached the Myasnitski Street and could no longer hear the shouts of the mob, the count began to repent.Advertisement
If they all hadn't been so close, she would have thought he didn't hear the question.
I hear all the tip.
It comforted him to hear these arguments.
Carmen could hear her crying all the way down the hall to the elevator.
Adrienne didn't see or hear from Brandon again until Friday, when he showed up unexpectedly and started packing clothes.
I could hear her take a deep breath.
More than likely Alex didn't want to hear any more about danger, though.
When you hear you have a son, you feel responsible - yes?
He could hear its footsteps.
She could almost hear his gravely voice...
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?
Can you hear the apparatus?
The rest of us followed and we could hear Howie retching in the bathroom.
Methinks I hear them barking behind the Peterboro' Hills, or panting up the western slope of the Green Mountains.
He could only hear and see.
Go and get my kitten, please, Jellia, and we'll hear what she has to say about it.
We hear of treatments that work some percent of the time or we hear phrases like, "They are not responding to treatment."
I know you want to hear how I like my school.
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!
I hear you have made peace with Turkey?
I did hear something squealing in the garden.
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.
When Morino rode far enough ahead so that he couldn't hear their conversation, Carmen finally spoke to Alex.
I guess it was storming so bad that they didn't see or hear the train.
You don't hear that much any more.
From what I hear, he's pretty... frugal; I guess would be the best word.
On the contrary, I didn't even hear it.
God, you ought to hear him moaning in his sleep!
He could hear its heavy breathing.
I hear the trumpets now.
I do not wonder you were surprised to hear that I was going to write something for the report.
Did you hear anything about Pete and the guys?
We could hear Quinn's sigh.
If they hear of this, will they let it pass?
He was deaf and did not hear Prince Andrew ride up.
I want to hear and understand my benefactor's words.
Maybe one of them is like those mushrooms you hear about that book you on a psychedelic vacation.
Martha was anxious to hear about the outcome of the Georgia abduction as I'd not phoned her with the results.
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.
I am not blind any longer, for I see with your eyes and hear with your ears.
The morning wind forever blows, the poem of creation is uninterrupted; but few are the ears that hear it.
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.
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.
I could commonly hear the splash of the water when he came up, and so also detected him.
I hear he has come on some inspection business, remarked the visitor.
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.
I was so glad to hear of your safety.
They usually run when they hear you coming.
I could hear a glass clink and there was a pause.
I hear they're jumping into the boat up north.
I don't want to hear any more of this nonsense about magic.
The next morning at church, Carmen said something to Alex and he leaned down to hear her answer.
It was nice to hear the old conviction in that deep warm voice.
She said the words she knew he wanted to hear.
It was impossible to hear what he was saying with so many people speaking.
We hear first of the Fujiwara family, and then of the rivalry between the houses of Taira and Minamoto.
When he reached Scotland everybody was eager to hear him tell of his adventures, and he soon found himself famous.
It must be written down so that people in other places and in other times may hear it read and sung.
And my dear father, how he would like to hear about our journey!
Teacher and I are always delighted to hear from you.
You will be glad to hear that I passed my examinations successfully.
But I know you want to hear about my examinations.
You will be glad to hear that the books from England are coming now.
How could they--they can see and hear, and I suppose they could not understand matters from my point of view....
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.
I was much surprised to hear all this; for I judged from your letters that Katie was a very precocious girl....
You will be glad to hear that my experiment is working out finely.
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.
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.
I can't believe that the colour-impressions she received during the year and a half she could see and hear are entirely lost.
All present were astonished when she appeared not only to hear a whistle, but also an ordinary tone of voice.
Their language is the memory of the language they hear spoken in their homes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He had gone to Petersburg, but Prince Andrew was glad to hear this.
How does God above look at them and hear them? exclaimed Prince Andrew in a shrill, piercing voice.
I sent to ask for news, and hear that she is a little better.
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.
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.
He could hear shooting ahead of him.
She pushed him back, speaking as firmly as she could without talking loud enough for the children to hear.
We're probably all a little hypocritical at times - and we're all sinners, so I hear.
Even the ambulance siren was hard to hear.
You answer me, but you don't hear me.
If things get too hot, call me - collect, you hear?
He continued as if he didn't hear.
I'm sure he meant well, but his lecture wasn't what Howie, and to a lesser extent Betsy, wanted to hear.
My wife refused to hear my recorded conversation until we gathered the group the following weekend.
She snuggled close, her ear close enough to hear.
I could hear she was crying.
I felt I owed it to Howie to at least hear her out.
No. She's sleeping but I'm sure she'd be willing to hear what's troubling you.
I could hear Claire complaining loudly in the background.
No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.
Jule wasn't lucky enough for the creature on the main floor not to hear.
Please, hear me out.
Let's go hear about it.
Twenty five, I hear.
I would have paid for that, but you wouldn't hear of it.
You'll never hear those words again.
Only a couple of days later we hear all hell's broken loose 'cause something ain't where it's supposed to be.
He could probably hear her stomach growling.
It wasn't the kind of information she wanted to hear at the moment either.
I asked her if she wanted some coffee with sugar, but she didn't hear the word with.
At night when I wake up and hear you breathing, I feel safe.
Below they could hear water running over stones in the creek.
Warmth crawled up her neck and she glanced around to see if anyone was close enough to hear.
I wish I could hear him laugh, see that adoring look in his eyes again.
She could hear Lori talking to the trooper, and then they came into the house.
I never thought I'd hear you say something like that!
Jenn asked, not expecting to hear the soft voice.
I hear your blood is the sweetest of all.
He spoke loudly enough for even those in the back row to hear.
Taran strained to hear his response.
He released her and leaned forward to hear her over the bellowing crowd.
If they fail, I will hear before morning.
Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.
Did you ever hear of King Charles the Twelfth, of Sweden?
Think what a joy it would be to all of my friends to hear me speak naturally!!
You will be glad to hear that I enjoy Mathematics now.
It gives me great pleasure to hear how much is being done for the deaf-blind.
You will be glad to hear that my mother, and little sister and brother are coming north to spend this summer with me.
The only way is to hear it, especially in a language like English which is so full of unspellable, suppressed vowels and quasi-vowels.
Other people say they have no success in making Miss Keller "hear" them.
I shall love to hear of her reception of the book and how she likes the stories which are new to her.
I believe it is raining; I certainly hear the falling drops.
Thus it is that any child may be taught to use correct English by not being allowed to read or hear any other kind.
Soon even my childish voice was stilled, because I had ceased to hear any sound.
There are also rare and beautiful moments when I see and hear in Dreamland.
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!
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!
I hear a rustling of the leaves.
Prince Andrew shrugged his shoulders and frowned, as lovers of music do when they hear a false note.
He said something more, but Rostov did not wait to hear it and rode away.
If what we hear is true, it is dreadful.
Did you hear of the last event at the review in Petersburg?
I won't hear a word.
He doesn't understand, so I must explain it, and he must hear me out, thought the old prince.
Pierre stood rather far off and could not hear all that the Emperor said.
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.
To return to your ladies--I hear they are lovely.
While you dine you can view the latest sports game or hear a local live band play.
I was anxious to hear about the meeting between the two women but I didn't want to ask in front of the child.
Betsy looked at her, as if wanting to hear more.
I could hear the sound of a baby breathing coming from a monitor on the coffee table.
Both were as anxious as I to hear the results of Howie's attempt to visit the Vermont bike-riding peeping Tom.
It was the worse news I could hear.
Good to hear from you, buddy.
Martha's only comment was that it was nice to hear at least one piece of good news.
I could hear the baby crying the background.
I could hear Molly returning so Betsy offered no rebuttal.
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.
That's possible but I can't wait to hear what your buddy Howie has to say about it.
I waited to hear John Luke Grasso, and steeled myself to pretend I didn't recognize the name.
Soon the place is swarmed with siren screaming representatives of the law enforcement community, and I hear a gunshot!
I truly felt I'd hear from Martha again.
I could hear him discussing the vehicle with a woman in the outer room.
It was the last description of Howie Abbott I expected to hear.
I felt compelled to follow but I wanted to hear more.
Jackson must have thought I didn't hear him because he repeated what he'd said.
I could hear confusion and hurried voices in the background and someone yelled, 'they're here, come on'.
I could yell my lungs raw and not a soul could hear.
The barn was far enough from the house so he would not hear our hammering.
You hear his body speak of the death in him?
No sooner had he opened his eyes than he heard the voice he least wanted to hear.
Someone beat on the door across the hall loud enough for Bianca to hear over the TV and sporadic thunder.
She was too far to hear them talk.
They circled each other, and Jule waited to hear the sound of a car staring in the garage.
Jule prepared himself, pleased to hear the sound of a car starting in the garage.
I hear it in your voice.
I hear they make a mean stew.
Jenn waited until he was far enough ahead that he wouldn't hear her before she trailed.
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.
Dusty, can you hear me?
How many people lived to hear they'd died?
She didn't hear him approach.
The voices were not happy, and she was surprised to hear one of them.
Damian's gaze turned to the door to the bedroom, and she ducked back, remembering he could hear her thoughts.
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.
His mind was closed, his home videos playing too faintly for her to hear.
If he were like his brother, he would hear her thoughts.
The men fell into silence, and she sensed the silent communications she couldn't hear.
I want you to accept that you belong here, and I want to hear the words.
I want to hear it out loud.
At any minute, she'd hear him tear them apart and then, she'd freak out.
It'd be nice to hear you wish you hadn't almost killed me.
I'm really glad to hear it.
It was difficult to hear how easily he'd evaluated and cornered her to get her to Hell.
I was able to hear when he lied.
Harmony bent over her, saying something Deidre wasn't able to hear.
Besides, you've got too much on your minds— running for sheriff, little Martha leaving and all—you don't need to hear about the ghosts in my closet.
Some said he was talking about a job down in the Norfolk shipyard where there was work with the war coming on and all, but after a time, when Ma didn't hear, we just sort of forgot about him.
It's good to hear you were the responsible one.
Dean could hear Randy taking a deep breath.
Cynthia was super pleased to hear her son's voice, but her mood changed abruptly when he blurted out the news.
Dean could hear the sound of Cynthia crying and then the click as she hung up the extension.
Can we at least convey a message that we'd like to hear from her?
Let's hear your reasoning—then I'll tell you mine.
If the name Dawkins is involved, I can't hear it, but just slide around the names.
Just tell me what happened and I'll decide what I shouldn't hear.
Do you want to hear the sugar-coated-whipped-cream-on-top version or the truth?
Fred's quick enough to hear what I have to say, but tight-lipped as a smart fish about anything he knows.
I could hear other people in the background.
From what I hear, it's not worth enough to go through all this hassle.
Dean answered it and was delighted to hear Martha's voice.
Cynthia scrunched close to Dean's ear, trying to hear the conversation, and offered a word or two as well.
He could still hear her stifled sobs as he cautiously moved down the slope, wedging his foot against rocks and small vegetation for purchase.
He said it out loud, but there was no one close enough to hear.
There's 'Fitzgerald for Sheriff' signs up and down the highway and I hear tell he bought a big ad in the Plain Dealer.
Dean was anxious to not hear about the Hutchins clan but in politeness let the conversation drift a while before he interrupted.
There's lots of greedy flatlanders who hear what they want to hear.
The Deans couldn't hear the conversation but assumed it was one more lady in waiting for the senior Prince Charming's favor.
That's not the reaction I thought I'd hear.
I know what you're thinking, but hear me out.
Dean was more than pleased to hear his old friend's voice.
The word is Fitzgerald is out of action—all hush-hush—called back to Denver, I hear.
I was sorry to hear about your kid, Martha.
I hear you're doing pretty well in spite of getting your head knocked off at the debate.
It would have been interesting to hear Ralph's side of what happened in 1941.
Soft voices drew her attention to the doorway, where she was able to hear but not see Cora behind the massive frame of Gabriel.
I just want to hear it again, he said.
The words were hard for him to hear.
Darkyn appeared unwelcoming as usual, his frame rigid and his growl loud enough for Gabriel to hear.
Then he exited the room as quietly as possible, leaving the door open so they would hear if she woke in the night.
A week passed without word from Lori... at least Carmen didn't hear from her.
Remember, being unconscious doesn't mean he can't hear what you say.
Of course, he could hear.
That night she woke to hear him moaning.
She thought about telling Alex, but he was in no mood to hear about ghosts in the dark.
It is good to hear your voice again.
You didn't hear what I said.
You didn't hear it from me.
She didn't hear him approach, but he sounded close.
He issued a quick order Gabe couldn't hear through the blood pounding in his head.
That was part of it, I hear.
He'd never thought he'd hear himself admit it to any woman who became his mate, especially not to her.
Lovely to hear from you, especially today.
I'm sorry to hear it, Wynn.
I want to hear the woman who lives by the motto of no apologies, no regrets, who told me once that her own soul searching taught her to live, doesn't want my help turning that three months into eternity.
When you hear what he has to tell you, you'll wish I had, Deidre.
If you can hear me, give me a sign.
Darling, did you hear me?
Rhyn never expected to hear these words from the death dealer, who needed nothing from anyone.
She listened to his rant, peppered with language no kid Toby's age should hear.
Don't want to hear it.
She never thought she'd want to hear the monster's voice.
I hear you're immune to magic.
Rhyn, you hear that?
Katie exclaimed, never as happy as that moment to hear Hannah's voice.
You hear about Andre?
She didn't hear his silent step.
His voice grew hushed, as if the all-important guests behind each door might hear him.
Hannah sat and began talking about Paris again to an audience eager to hear her.
Hannah shook herself visibly and said, I didn't hear you come in last night.
Toby giggled, and she glanced at him, afraid Rhyn was going to dive headfirst into a discussion Toby shouldn.t hear.
She didn.t hear Kris draw abreast until the man stood at her side, staring at the gorgeous woman approaching.
Hannah looked again to the host, who pretended not to hear despite being less than two feet away.
He didn.t stay to hear the splash this time but walked through the shadow world toward the only portal that glowed black, the portal to Hell.
Did you hear I found Sasha?
The whites of Jade.s eyes were visible before they drew near enough to hear his muffled shouts.
She couldn't help wondering if Evelyn really understood that going to his home country would mean she'd hear this kind of nonsense all the time.
He had a feeling Kisolm, the crown prince of Qatwal, would not even hear him out but would view his attempt to barter peace as a sign of weakness and keep him as a trophy.
It's not going to be easy for you to take, but hear me out, okay?
Evelyn's words were too quiet for Kiera to hear.
The battles were silent, the swords clashing without the clang of steel she expected to hear.
His weren't the words she expected to hear.
She couldn't survive if anything happened, and every Yirkin warrior on the planet would be looking for her, once they hear she exists.
She couldn't hear the quiet discussions but saw Mansr at the front, speaking to A'Ran.
I am pleased to hear from you.
She'd never thought she'd ever hear A'Ran's voice again, let alone see him!
She made sure the door was ajar so that she could hear what was going on inside the room.
I hear sounds in the night, and get strange feelings sometimes.
You folks don't hear 'em 'cause you sleep down here, but upstairs is different.
I'd start to worry if I didn't hear strange noises.
She would apologize to him personally and in the future at least place the alarm under a pillow so only she would hear it.
It always makes me cry when I hear that letter.
Far off in the distance, Dean could again hear the ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm but he paid it no attention.
I kept thinking I could hear an alarm clock.
The sheriff came and laughed at something one of the men said as she lay there and it made me cry to hear him.
It was as if Edith didn't hear a word that was said.
It was his turn to hear measured breathing beside him as Cynthia drifted off to sleep.
But then, in the quietness of the night, he began to hear beyond the door, the muffled but clear sounds of lovemaking.
Piano George said they lost two fine black horses that slipped on the ice of the Sneffles road and I could hear the men talking loudly about it.
They say ice climbing is a dangerous sport, so remember you all, be careful out there, you hear?
I hear he had a boy who drowned.
From what I hear, one ex-guest doesn't have any more welfare and the welfare of the rest of the group can wait until morning.
He ambled out of the room, but Dean didn't hear the front door close and assumed he was an earshot away in the hall.
I'll keep you posted on what I hear.
I been peeking out the door when I hear someone coming down stairs.
You'll never even hear him scream when I cut his balls off.
The rope was taut with his evil weight and she could hear his movements as he carefully climbed down the sheer wall to his ice-bound lair below.
I'd like to hear Donnie's side of the story about the drowning of Shipton's son, too.
Dean couldn't hear what she said, but the boy gave her a hug and gestured to Martha who had hurried ahead to where Dean remained standing on the porch.
Donnie blushed and Martha pretended she didn't hear so it was up to Dean to introduce her.
He could hear the strains of some lost cowboy lover coming from Fred's room, a sure sign the door to the old man's room was open.
I hear they stunt your growth.
Cynthia said as she joined the group, absent Martha, who Dean could hear opening drawers and unpacking in her new room.
Any time anyone tries to raise the subject to Donnie, he just turns away and acts as if he didn't hear the question.
I even hear from the grapevine, there's some question she was pregnant.
Yeah, but I hear it didn't report anything except she wasn't a druggie and was sober.
He could hear the smile in her voice.
He could hear her weeping, so entered and sat next to her on the bed.
Jackson could hear the worry in her voice.
He waited to hear an engine start, ready to pounce.
Jackson stood close enough to hear both sides of the conversation.
I can't wait to hear about his date.
Sarah said, "Listen, can you hear that?"
Jackson pretended to whisper, but said loud enough for anyone to hear, Messy divorce.
Sarah had left her door open so Jackson could hear fairly well.
Wouldn't you like to hear him Elisabeth?
She could see Jackson didn't want to play, but she really wanted to hear him, had a feeling Sarah would win in the end.
Jackson stood close enough to hear the conversation, and as soon as the moron committed to buy a watercolor; he approached Elisabeth, put his arms around her and said, Darling, the caterer needs to see you for a minute.
No, it's not really a problem, and I'd much rather hear your story.
All I'm saying, is maybe you should hear her out.
Oh, Mr. Jackson, I hear you're not feeling well.
Jackson could hear everything and shook his head, laughing.
Elisabeth told her about Sarah and how they would never hear the end of it if she knew what had happened here.
I want to hear that tomorrow.
Elisabeth could hear the music playing; it sounded dark and melancholy.