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 Meanings and Examples of HEED
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heed
 v.  pay attention to; listen to and consider
Example Sentence:
1  In a great river great fish are found; but take heed lest you be drowned.
2  The union failed to heed warnings that strike action would lead to the closure of the factory.
3  It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
4  They failed to heed the lessons of history.
5  The airline has been criticized for failing to heed advice/warnings about lack of safety routines.
6  Only after the epidemic had peaked did the world pay heed; some governments panicked, imposing flight bans on all travellers from affected countries.
7  Did he heed the global outpouring of adulation that elevated Mandela, who died aged 95 last December, to virtual sainthood?
8  A tip that you may want to heed is to identify a product that buyers will need on a regular basis.
9  So loud were their voices raised in altercation that the storm without was scarce heeded.
10  Cassandra's clairvoyant warning was not heeded by the Trojans.
11  But few at the conference in London last week heeded his warning.
12  Calls for more legislation to protect tenants were not heeded.
Classic Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  The man was not paying much heed to anything then.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
2  Now, heed me well, sugar is a salt.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
3  A few moments earlier a man had entered, but no one had paid any heed to him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
4  He paid no heed to the portress's words, but went to bed and to sleep.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE PERSPICACITY OF MASTER SCAUFFLAIRE
5  The postman shouted to the man to stop, but the traveller paid no heed and pursued his road at full gallop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
6  After listening for a few minutes, a young lad, to whom no one had paid any heed, detached himself from the group and ran off.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
7  While the husband pondered and combined, Madame Thenardier thought not of absent creditors, took no heed of yesterday nor of to-morrow, and lived in a fit of anger, all in a minute.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—TWO COMPLETE PORTRAITS
8  Marius paid no heed to these symptoms.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII—ADVENTURES OF THE LETTER U DELIVERED OVER TO ...
9  She stepped up to him, and laid her hand on his shoulder: "You pay no heed to me, but I know you, Mr. Marius."
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A ROSE IN MISERY
10  But let society take heed to the manner in which it breathes.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
11  But absorbed in a throng of inward calculations, he had paid no heed to it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
12  Immediately after having laughed, at Cosette's graceful command, when no one was paying any heed to him, Jean Valjean had risen and had gained the antechamber unperceived.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE INSEPARABLE
13  Cosette paid no heed to this, passed her evening and slept well that night, as usual, and thought of it only when she woke.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THEY RECALL THE GARDEN OF THE RUE PLUMET
14  I do not tell you this, madame, to terrify you; no, it is even ridiculous for me to name it to you, and, believe me, I take no heed of such dreams.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM
15  The two men in black, who guessed d'Artagnan's meaning, darted at him a glance which might have been thought threatening; but d'Artagnan took no heed of it.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS