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Pay heed   /peɪ hid/   Listen
Pay heed

Give heed (to).  Synonyms: advert, attend, give ear, hang.  "She hung on his every word" , "They attended to everything he said"

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"Pay heed" Quotes from Famous Books

... drowsy to pay heed to what was being said; in fact he was very sleepy, and was anxious to go to bed. Frank got him into a cab, and in twenty minutes they safely reached his mother's ...
— The Telegraph Boy • Horatio Alger, Jr.

... whatever could be proved, and the worse be made to seem the better—provided always sufficient payment were forthcoming. True, Socrates refused to take money from his pupils, and made it his chief reproach against the lecturing Sophists that they received fees; but what of that? The Comedian cannot pay heed to such fine distinctions, but belabours the whole tribe with indiscriminate ...
— The Eleven Comedies - Vol. I • Aristophanes et al

... and slew it around to rake the deck and mow the pirates down. But the men were lacking for this heavy task, and the sailors of the Plymouth Adventure were too intent on fighting against fearful odds to pay heed to Joe Hawkridge's appeals. He had even skulked into the galley and was ready with a little iron pot filled with live coals which was hidden ...
— Blackbeard: Buccaneer • Ralph D. Paine

Words linked to "Pay heed" :   give ear, listen, attend, fixate, hang

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