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Translation of overhear in German:

transitive verb

forms as hear 1
  • (accidentally) zufällig [mit]hören
    mitbekommen (Unterhaltung, Bemerkung)
    (intentionally) belauschen (Gespräch, Personen)
    speak quietly, so that we can't be overheard
    sprich leise, damit niemand etwas mitbekommt
    abs. not want somebody to overhear
    nicht wollen, dass jemand mithört

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