LENDING AN EAR – Shut Up And Listen Week September 3- 9, 2012



verb (used without object)
1. to give attention with the ear; attend closely for the purpose of hearing; give ear.

2. to pay attention; heed; obey (often followed by to ): Children don’t always listen to their parents.

3. to wait attentively for a sound (usually followed by for ): to listen for sounds of their return.

4. Informal . to convey a particular impression to the hearer; sound: The new recording doesn’t listen as well as the old one.


A different perspective to consider.