Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Overheard"

The meaning of "Overheard" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa ‎I overheard someone says while talking on the phone ( I’m running out of minutes ,then he hang up ) now the question is what does that mean ? does this sound natural??
A: Thanks a lot

Synonyms of "Overheard" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre I overheard the coversation between the president and vice president the other day. e I happened to hear the conversation between the president and vice president the other day. ?
A:
정말미안합니다 😅. It was very careless of me earlier.

“Overhear” and “happen to hear” are pretty much the same meaning. There’s no big difference, but I think it’s more common to say, “I overheard….”

Hope this helps.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I overheard he was complaining about the policy e I happened to hear he was complaining about the policy ?
A: “I overheard he was complaining about the policy” can suggest that you were eavesdropping or listening in on someone else’s conversation

“I happened to hear he was complaining about the policy” doesn’t suggest you were eavesdropping, and says that you listened to it on accident.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre she overheard your conversation. e she heard your conversation. ?
A: to hear a conversation means you were the intended audience.
to overhear means you were not the intended audience.
She was at the table and heard your conversation.
She was at the restaurant and overheard the conversation of the people at the next table.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I overheard him say that he didn't like the food e I happened to hear that he didn't like the food. ?
A: They both mean essentially the same thing. If you “overheard him say something”, then you heard the information from him directly (probably without his knowledge). If you “happened to hear that” he didn’t like the food, then it leaves the source of the information more vague; you might’ve heard it from him, or you might have heard it from someone else.

Translations of "Overheard"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? overheard
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I overheard kiss my ass when I was walking what does mean

Other questions about "Overheard"

Q: I overheard my girlfriend talking on the phone to another guy about enjoying love with him. soa natural?
A: "I overheard my girlfriend talking on the phone to another guy about enjoying making love with him." sounds more natural to me
Q: She overheard how her friends were discussing her, couldn't stand it and entered the room. soa natural?
A: It is just fine although it would sound even better if you started the sentence as "She overhead that her friends... ". But your version is correct too
Q: I overheard you talking on the phone to my father saying that I stole money from his pocket. You're a really son of a beach. soa natural?
A: should it be... "son of bitch"?
Q: Sorry, I didn't mean
to eavesdrop, but I just overheard you. soa natural?
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Q: I didn't overheard anyone say that. soa natural?
A: is correct. You can also say, "I did not overhear anyone say that"

The reason: didn't is a contraction of "did not". It is already past tense. So the verb overhear does not become past tense. So, you can say this:

"I overheard no one say that" (A little confusing and uncommon)
"I overheard nothing" (Slightly better but not what you wanted)
"I didn't overhear anyone say that" (Good)
"I don't overhear anyone saying that" (Present tense, say->saying*)

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