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"Of course I'm listening to your expression of spiritual suffering. Don't you see me making eye contact, striking an open posture, leaning towards you and nodding emphatically."
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"Don't listen to her - she's a control freak. Now, let me tell you what you're gonna do."
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"I'll listen for a dollar."
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"Listen to everybody's opinions? Please, we're not that desperate."
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"You're so easy to talk to - not everyone is such a good listener."
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"Do you really care or are you just being a good listener?"
"I'm surprised. I understood he was an extremely good listener."
'I'm afraid turn out isn't as high as we'd expected...three of them misheard the date, five got the time wrong and everyone from marketing went to a hotel in Norwich by mistake.'
The Tooth Ferret
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Listening to Noam Chomsky
"I only overshare because you never listen."
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'My wife said I don't listen to her. At least I think that's what she said.'
"...And somebody's been listening to my Berlioz!"
"I can't understand a word you say when your helmet is shut."
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"Please listen carefully to the available options."
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"Are you listening to me?"
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"This active listening workshop sounds useful..." "Why would I want to go to Worksop?"
"Finally, let me put to rest the so-called 'character' issue."
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'I'm usually a basket case at this time of year...'
The over-the-counter versions
"Listen. It's at the quiet moments like this that you can actually hear the meter running."
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"You're a good listener, I like a good listener."
The John Cage Carollers
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'Wow. You really can't hear a thing on this end.'