listen for

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Definition of listen for

: to pay attention to sounds in order to hear (something expected) We listened for (the sound of) his footsteps. We saw lightning and listened for the thunder.

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“Listen for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/listen%20for. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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