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listen out for sth

phrasal verb with listen uk   us   /ˈlɪs.ən/ verb [I]
to make an effort to hear a noise that you are expecting: Would you listen out for the phone while I'm in the garden?
Translations of “listen out for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 等著聽,注意聽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等着听,注意听…
(Definition of listen out for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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