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listen

verb /ˈlisn/
(often with to) to give attention so as to hear (what someone is saying etc)
escuchar
I told her three times, but she wasn’t listening Do listen to the music!
(with to) to follow the advice of
escuchar
If she’d listened to me, she wouldn’t have got into trouble.
listener noun a person who listens when someone else is speaking
oyente
To be an effective manager, you have to be a good listener.
someone who listens to the radio
radioyente
The show is aimed at teenage listeners.
listen in on phrasal verb to listen intentionally to (a private conversation etc)
escuchar a escondidas
She listened in on the conversation at the next table.
(Definition of listen from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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