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20 / 01 / 2010

LISTEN EXPRESSIONS-2: meaning and examples

Good morning,

Today we look at another expression with the verb listen

Today's expression is: to listen in (on / to something)

Meaning: to listen to a conversation that you are not supposed to hear.

Example 1:
You shouldn't listen in on other people's conversations! 

Example 2:
There were no seats left in the theatre, but I was able to listen in on the speech from outside in the hall.

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