pay heed

pay heed
verb
give heed (to)
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The children in the audience attended the recital quietly

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She hung on his every word

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They attended to everything he said

Syn: ↑attend, ↑hang, ↑advert, ↑give ear
Derivationally related forms: ↑advertent (for: ↑advert), ↑advertency (for: ↑advert), ↑advertence (for: ↑advert), ↑attentive (for: ↑attend), ↑attention (for: ↑attend), ↑attender (for: ↑attend)
Hypernyms: ↑listen
Hyponyms: ↑fixate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s PP

(for: ↑hang)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • pay heed — pay attention; be cautious …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • pay heed (to something) — give/pay ˈheed (to sb/sth) | take ˈheed (of sb/sth) idiom (formal) to pay careful attention to sb/sth • They gave little heed to the rumours. • I paid no heed at the time but later I had cause to remember what he d said. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay heed — verb To heed; to give attention. Syn: pay attention …   Wiktionary

  • pay heed to — formal to give careful attention to someone s advice or warning People should pay no heed to these ill informed views …   English dictionary

  • pay heed to — be cautious; listen to, pay attention …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pay — pay1 [ peı ] (present participle paying; past tense and past participle paid [ peıd ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to give money in order to buy something: pay for: Let me pay for dinner. pay someone for something: Can I pay you for …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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