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"Either have dessert or a more interesting conversation."
Tags:dessert, desserts, conservation, conversations, bore, bores, boring, eavesdrop, eavesdrops, eavesdropping, eavesdropper, eavesdroppers, listen in, listens in, listening in, spy, spies, spying, waiter, waiters, wait staff, front of house, front of house team, couple, couples, turn tables, turning tables, chat, chats, chatting, chatter, small talk, make small talk, making small talk, bad date, bad dates, date, dates, dating
"Boy, have they got your number!"
"I'm putting you on speaker - it's essential for everyone to hear our conversation."
Tags:speaker, speakers, speaker phone, speaker phones, mobile, mobiles, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, phone, phones, conversation, conversations, converse, conversing, public transport, public transit, inconsiderate, subway, subways, tube, hands-free, loud, annoying, obnoxious, rude, rudeness, impolite, entitled, entitlement complex, thoughtless, thoughtlessness, ego, egotist, egotistical, eavesdrop, eavesdrops, eavesdropping, listen, listens, listen in, listens in, annoyance, annoyances, commute, commutes, morning commute, morning commutes
"Can I get back to you when there's someone to overhear me?"
Tags:phone call, phone calls, eavesdrop, eavesdrops, eavesdropping, subway, metro, tube, london, new york, privacy, private, private call, private calls, overhear, overhears, overhearing, cell phone, cellphones, cell phones, cellphone, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, paranoid, paranoia, paranoiac, personal call, personal calls, call back, calling back, public transport, public transportation
Alfred the Nosy
"Pardon me, but I couldn't help overhearing your conversation."
Tags:overhear, overhears, overhearing, conversation, conversations, converse, converses, conversing, butt in, butts in, butting in, mic, mics, microphone, microphones, eavesdrop, eavesdrops, eavesdropping, spy, spies, spying, cafe, cafes, talk, talks, talking, listen in, listens in, listening in, listening device, listening devices, parabolic, parabolic microphone, parabolic microphones
"Sorry. I'm afraid NSA flagged too many of your calls."
"A word of warning: NSA may be listening to my stethoscope."
Tags:eavesdropping, eavesdrop, eavesdrops, eavesdropped, domestic spying, domestic espionage, surveillance society, surveillance societies, intelligence collection, intelligence agency, nsa, national security agency, doctor, doctors, check up, check ups, private life, checkup, checkups, check-up, check-ups, private lives, private information, privacy
"Hey, you guys talking about me? My ears were freezing."
"Richard has quite an ear for dialogue."
Tags:dialogue, dialogues, ear for dialogue, writing, writer, writers, creative writing, creativity, fiction, author, authors, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, screenwriting, screenwriter, playwright, script, manuscript, publishing, book, books, reading, conversation, eavesdrop, eavesdropping, dinner, restaurant, booth, dining, nosy, nosey, nosiness, eavesdropper, eavesdroppers, eavesdrops
'I was on the wall for the whole meeting, but I just couldn't follow all the jargon.'
'I am the 'fly on the wall' you speak of. What would you like to know?'
Patient is listening to the doctors conference about him.
'One way to stop the government from eavesdropping is for them to listen to you!'
Eavesdropping on the ant world. . .
'Did you hear that? That was an unusual last wish...'
'Now that we've invented language, we'll have to be careful about eavesdroppers.'
'I'm Marcus and I'll be listening in on your conversations this evening.'
"Man, what I wouldn't give to be a fly on the wall in there!"
Tags:fly, flies, bug, bugs, insect, insects, outhouse, outhouses, privy, privies, outdoor toilet, outdoor toilets, toilet, toilets, envy, envious, fly on the wall, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, idiomatic phrase, idiomatic phrases, idiomatic expression, idiomatic expressions, eavesdropping, eavesdrop, eavesdropped, eavesdrops
"Do you ever get the feeling that maybe the baby is listening to us?"
Tags:baby, babies, baby monitor, baby monitors, child monitor, child monitors, role reversal, role reversals, role-reversal, paranoia, paranoid, paranoias, childcare, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, father, fathers, eavesdrop, eavesdropped, eavesdropping, eavesdrops, eavesdropper, eavesdroppers
"For gosh sakes, Mike! Will you please quit interrupting me while I eavesdrop on Mary's gossipy remarks to Bill during Jean's important presentation?"
Tags:gossip, gossipy, gossips, gossiping, interrupt, interruption, respect, respectful, rude, rudeness, inattention, office, meeting, presentation, employee, employees, staff, discourteous, inconsiderate, manners, bad, bad manners, ill-mannered, eavesdrop, eavesdropping, eavesdropped, eavesdrops, listen in, behavior, behaviour, problem, problems, issue, issues
"What was that movie you guys were watching in bed last night?"
"I can't hear you but the banana can."
"I'm not sure...my mom's thirty-one, so my grandpa must be like two-hundred?"
Tags:age, ages, grow old, growing old, grandfather, grandfathers, grandpas, grandpa, grandparent, grandparents, overhear, overhears, overhearing, eavesdrop, eavesdrops, eavesdropping, estimate, estimates, estimation, estimations, guess, guesses, guessing, overestimate, overestimates, overestimation, overestimations