HEARD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HEARD
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heard
 v.  (past tense) perceive by the ear, listen to, give or pay attention to
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  One cold winter morning, as he dressed in the dark, his candle flickering in the draught of the ill-fitting window, he had heard her speak from the bed behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  A moment later he heard the jingle of departing sleigh bells and discerned a figure advancing alone toward the empty expanse of snow before the church.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  The night was so still that they heard the frozen snow crackle under their feet.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  Her husband hardly heard what she was saying.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  His mother had been a talker in her day, but after her "trouble" the sound of her voice was seldom heard, though she had not lost the power of speech.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  It was only when she drew toward her last illness, and his cousin Zenobia Pierce came over from the next valley to help him nurse her, that human speech was heard again in the house.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  Suddenly he heard the brisk play of sleigh-bells and a cutter passed him, drawn by a free-going horse.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  As they sat thus he heard a sound behind him and turned his head.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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9  She answered "All right, Ethan," and he heard her singing over the dishes as he went.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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10  He stopped short, not grasping what he heard.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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11  As the shrill words shot out Ethan heard a tap on the door, which he had drawn shut when he turned back from the threshold.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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12  Mattie lifted her hand with a quick gesture, and he heard his wife's step behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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13  As he stood there he heard a step behind him and she entered.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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14  Beaming maternally on Ethan, she bent over to add: "I on'y just heard from Mr. Hale 'bout Zeena's going over to Bettsbridge to see that new doctor.'"
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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15  She had not heard Ethan's call because she was sobbing and she did not hear his step till he stood close behind her and laid his hands on her shoulders.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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Example Sentence: (160 in 11 pages)
16  She heard him turn on the shower.
17  He heard nothing but the echoes of his own voice.
18  He had never heard such ferocity in a man's voice.
19  I heard someone walk down the stairway.
20  If you wish to lower yourselfin a person's favor, one good way is to tell his story over again, the way we heard it.
21  He gave way to hopeless grief as soon as he heard the bad message.
22  Isobel, whose brother he was, had heard the joke before.
23  Nothing more was heard from him so that we began to wonder if he was dead.
24  I heard a sharp intake of breath behind me.
25  He heard the car engine running sweetly beyond the open door.
26  I heard a loud bang and then saw black smoke.
27  The trial was held / The case was heard in camera.
28  They filed an application to have their case heard early.
29  The mother leaped up from her chair when she heard the tragic news.
30  The crowded church was silent for a few seconds at these words no citizen of Decin had ever heard before.