Examples of overhear in a Sentence
She overheard what her boss said to his secretary.
I overheard a rumor about you.
They were overheard discussing the project.
Recent Examples of overhear from the Web
Tamme, however, overhears Sam and Bash’s plan to ditch, and arrives on Debbie’s doorstep instead.
What bothers Harcourt and other descendants and others interviewed by the Express-News or overheard at meetings is not just the plan, but the way it has been presented.
Passengers overheard the 26-year-old man, Frantinus Nirigi, telling a flight attendant there was a bomb on the Lion Air Boeing 737, which was to carry 189 passengers to Jakarta on Monday night, said West Kalimantan police spokesman Nanang Purnomo.
Darrius' brother and grandmother overheard his screams and ran out of their bedrooms.
Her coach overheard her and questioned her about it — and then reported it to USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for the sport and the selector of the Olympic team.
The day of UConn’s famous victory over Bill Bradley and Princeton in the NCAA Tournament, there was a rally and Bill overheard Jan talking about a birthday party.
Lewis said witnesses overheard a loud argument followed by gunshots at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
At one of the arena bars, the Observer overheard a millennial, very much absorbed in the relentless political correctness of her generation, remark indignantly about a troupe of maskers costumed as Native Americans.
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OVERHEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overhear for English Language Learners
: to hear (something that was said to another person) by accident
OVERHEAR Defined for Kids
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