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The Spanish word for to listen

escuchar



to listen

Spanish Definition


listen
     1. Escuchar.

Translations for listen and their definitions

escuchar
     1. v. to listen to
           ¿Has escuchado su último disco? - Have you listened to her latest record?
     2. v. (intransitive) to listen
           Cállate y escucha. - Be quiet and listen.


oír
     1. v. (intransitive) to hear
           ¡Oiga, por favor! - Excuse me! (Literally "Hear, please!")
     2. v. to hear (passively perceive a sound)
     3. v. to listen to (actively pay attention to a sound or a person speaking)
           Cada mañana oigo el canto de los pájaros. - Every morning I listen to the singing of the birds.
     4. v. to heed; to listen to
     5. v. ====Notes====
     6. v. Interchanging oír and escuchar is not considered correct, although this is very common in native speakers.



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Mexican Dialect

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