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hearing things

Having auditory hallucinations. Bob: "Listen, I'm sure that someone is right behind us!" Jack: "Bob, you're hearing things. There's nothing out here but us and the wind."
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Some one may tell you something, or (and people often hear things in this way) some heaven-sent message may direct you.
It's definitely a case of out with the old and in with the new at X Factor HQ - and we hear things have been a tad awkward between ex-host Dermot O'Leary and new judge Nick Grimshaw.
I want to hear things like "the players will be in tomorrow (Sunday), working hard to rectify the problems" and "next week's training will concentrate on shooting practice" (if you watch them warming up you would see why we don't score a lot of goals) and "we are going all out to sign players that will stop this happening again" (after Saturday 11 are needed).
Nightly visits to Simon's home for meditation lessons ensued, and eventually George could calm down and hear things tenfold, but George pushed the technique too far, and eavesdropped and pried away.
It is amazing, as I can hear things like birds in the street or the fizz of opening a bottle of sparkling water.
Tony asserted that there have always been rumours of haunting and occasionally you hear things and wonder if it's just the building settling down or whether it's something else.
Of course, I love to hear things like that, but it just motivates me more to play better and show that I can be even more dangerous.
Oliveira, whose club could win the Paulista championship this weekend, told Catalan radio station Ona FM: "It's a very difficult week and of course I'm angry when you hear things about Neymar.
WHEN you hear things on telly like "I am the reflection of perfection" and "I am at the top of the food chain, I'm like a shark", it can only mean one thing.
GERI HALLIWELL and her ex HENRY BECKWITH attended the uber- posh Boodles Boxing Ball in aid of the Starlight children's charity last night but I hear things are all a bit up in the air between them.
So, a Cardinals fan listening to a satellite radio account when the team is out of town can hear things not heard on St.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, January 2006: Johnny, a 12-year-old British boy, discovers he can see and hear things others can't--the dead people in the local cemetery, for instance.
Juries are now going to hear things they never heard before.
John Barnes, aged 74, who lives on the corner of Norman Place Road and Birchfield Road, said: "It's a terrible incident - you never like to hear things like that and especially on your road.
However, you do hear things, and on a regular basis, about certain other jockeys being able to produce a more rounded performance relating to horsemanship.