pay heed


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Related to pay heed: give heed
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Verb1.pay heed - give heed (to)pay heed - give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
listen - hear with intention; "Listen to the sound of this cello"
fixate - pay attention to exclusively and obsessively; "The media are fixating on Princess Diana's death"
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Mary, who, I have found out, opens all his letters, gave her consent, and, I doubt not, instructed him to pay heed to what happened so that he might repeat it to her, for despite her curiosity she knows not how it began herself.
Martin nodded that he heard, - it was a habit of nature with him to pay heed to whoever talked to him, - and poured a cup of lukewarm coffee.
They expressed solidarity with occupied Kashmiri brothers/sisters as well as writers appealed the international community to pay heed toward the tyranny of Indian army while chanting different slogans in favour of Kashmir freedom.
In view of the recent incidents of mob lynching, Patna Police is conducting a drive to make people aware so that they do not pay heed to the rumours.
They asked the concerned departments to pay heed to their grievances to their problems and take immediate steps for ensure clean environment for them.
I earnestly request to NHA and Punjab Highways Department to pay heed to such an important internal road.
I ask the authorities concerned to pay heed to this conundrum to avoid further inconvenience to me and to the treasury.
The incumbent government must pay heed to this issue and work towards fixing it.
They demanded of the government to pay heed towards their issue and ensure payment of two-month salary; otherwise, the scope of protest would be widened.
ISLAMABAD -- In occupied Kashmir, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has urged India to pay heed to the clear message emanating from Kashmiris' rejection of the election drama in the valley.
The public is therefore advised not to pay heed to any such rumors which are aimed at creating unnecessary hype and anxiety.
The public is therefore advised not to pay heed to any such rumours which are aimed at creating unnecessary hype and anxiety.