Translation of "overhear" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌəʊ·vəˈhɪər/ (past tense and past participle overheard)

to hear what someone is saying to someone else

oír por casualidad
I overheard him telling her he was leaving.

(Translation of “overhear” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əuvəˈhiə/ (past tense, past participle overheard /-ˈhəːd/)

to hear (what one was not intended to hear)

oír por casualidad, acertar a oír
She overheard two people talking in the next room.

(Translation of “overhear” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)