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listen

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈlɪsən/
HEAR A1 to give attention to someone or something in order to hear them: What kind of music do you listen to? I listen to the radio while I have breakfast. She does all the talking - I just sit and listen. You haven't listened to a word I've said. Listen, if you need money, I'm happy to lend you some.Using the ears
TAKE ADVICE B1 to accept someone's advice: I told you she wouldn't like it but you wouldn't listen to me!Admitting and confessing
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