Example sentences for: overhear

How can you use “overhear” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The desultory dialogue recorded below is a verbatim rendering of the sort of conversation one might overhear on Eurostar as it chunders towards London.

  • On the streets of Jerusalem, you’ll notice signs in Ethiopian Amharic and overhear Russian spoken by the thousands of recent immigrants from the former Soviet Union.

  • Why do the Italians almost choke with mirth when they overhear an American calling his girl friend “My pet”?

  • At least, that's the only one the New York Times reporter didn't overhear.

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