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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “listen”

listen

verb [I]     /ˈlɪs.ən/
to give attention to someone or something in order to hear them
听,倾听
What kind of music do you listen to?
你听哪一类的音乐?
She does all the talking - I just sit and listen.
她一直在说——我只是坐在那里听。
You haven't listened to a word I've said!
我说的话你一个字都没听!
We listened in silence as the names of the dead were read out.
宣读死者的名字时我们都默默地听着。
Listen, we really need to sort out our insurance claim this weekend.
听着,我们确实需要在本周末解决我们的保险索赔问题。
Listen to this! You can win a holiday for two in the south of France just by answering three simple questions.
听听这个!只要回答出3个简单的问题你就有可能赢得法国南部双人度假游。
Using the ears
listen     noun [S] Have a listen to this! I've never heard anything like it before.
听一下这个!我可是闻所未闻。
Using the ears
(Definition of listen verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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