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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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For instance, assume that at a Friday lunch, a couple sitting in a restaurant overhear two unknown persons discussing that two large brokerage houses are going to issue a "strong buy" recommendation for Megabucks Inc.
Meanwhile, when Robert overhears Priya threatening to sue Chrissie over faulty equipment at the adventure park, he has a cunning idea.
Bethany overhears Gail and is set to |spill the beans to Sarah and Callum
However, her panic over what to do is soon calmed when she overhears Debbie and Ross and realises she now has leverage in the situation.
These pieces are usually in the form of a personal address that the reader overhears.
She is unaware or her difference until she overhears a conversation that makes her suddenly conscious of her race and the prejudice it arouses.
Hazel is moved as she overhears Jackson making a video diary entry masking his true hurt about Aaron and Flynn.
Lee overhears |Mick and Linda talking about his depression
Lee overhears Mick and Linda talking about his depression
One night she returns to her booth and overhears what she believes to be a death threat against the genocidal leader of the African country ``Matobo.
As they sing to help pass the time and to make their tasks more endurable, the new chaplain overhears them and her plan to make Sherborn more a place of reform than just punishment takes hold.
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.