Example sentences for: overheard

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

  • The flight had taken off just as American 11 was being hijacked, and at 8:42 the United 175 flight crew completed their report on a "suspicious transmission" overheard from another plane (which turned out to have been Flight 11) just after takeoff.

  • It's never too late to mend , overheard the other day--is that a combination of It's never too late to learn and First ended, soonest mended?

  • Never designed for public exhibition, these experimental sketches and gifts for intimate friends have a distinctive power, like secrets revealed, or conversations overheard.

  • (Gingrich was incommunicado the day the report was unexpectedly delivered to Congress, even as an overheard remark of Barney Frank's enraged a Republican representative, leading him to introduce a motion to make the report public.)

  • At 9:39, the FAA's Cleveland Air Route Traffic Control Center overheard a second announcement indicating that there was a bomb on board, that the plane was returning to the airport, and that they should remain seated.


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