Example sentences for: overheard

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

  • If he hasn't overheard anything, he'll simply tag along with one of us all day until lunch or dinner or whatever.

  • At age 6, my daughter Margaret was overheard pointing out her favorite constellation to a friend --“O'Brien's Belt.”

  • (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.)

  • Another witness who lived in the same dormitory as Motassadeq testified that in late 1998 or early 1999, he overheard a conversation in which Motassadeq told someone that "we will do something bad again" and that "we will dance on their graves."

  • 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."


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