Example sentences for: overheard

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

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

  • Dear is very, very common in use and overheard daily in many street, supermarket, or shopping center conversations.

  • Words that, barely a quarter of a century ago,would have resulted in instant arrest for insulting behaviour can now be overheard any time in Knightsbridge, Oxford Street, and any school playground in the country.

  • She overheard equivocal efforts to "call it something," so that " 'I like the concept' usually meant ugly"; and that when "Miyake had baggy prison garb, the word on that was 'intellectual' "; or that "if it looks like an old pinup of Rita Hayworth in a nightie, it's a return to femininity."

  • 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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