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overhear

verb attend, become aware of, catch, eavesdrop, exaudire, excipere, find out, glean knowlldge of, hear, intercept, listen in on, listen stealthily, obtain knowledge of, pick up, receive information, receive knowledge of, subauscultare
Associated concepts: eavesdropping, wiretapping
See also: eavesdrop
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Patrick overhears Darren and Maxine Jason and Nico both launch their own investigations into the murders at the hospital, but could they be putting themselves in danger?
And when Bethany overhears Gail's concerns, she's bound to spill the beans to Sarah and Callum.
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He overhears the engineer and a local professor who has been sent to make sure the historic burying ground does not contain any contagious diseases.
These pieces are usually in the form of a personal address that the reader overhears.