listen out for

phrasal verb

listened out for; listening out for; listens out for
: 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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