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Translation of "listen" - English-Spanish dictionary

listen

verb   /ˈlɪs·ən/
A1 to give attention to someone or something in order to hear them escuchar I listen to the radio while I have breakfast. She does all the talking – I just sit and listen. Listen, if you need money, I can give you some.
B1 to pay attention to what someone tells you and accept what they say escuchar Why didn’t you listen to me when I told you to be careful?
(Definition of listen from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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