listen out for

phrasal verb
listened out for; listening out for; listens out for

Definition of listen out for

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

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“Listen out for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/listen%20out%20for. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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