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give heed to (something)

To listen carefully or pay close attention; to give ample or due consideration. You'd best give heed to his advice, or you might end up suffering the mistakes he made in the past. Give heed to your mother, she knows what she's talking about.
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give/pay ˈheed (to somebody/something)


take ˈheed (of somebody/something)

(formal) pay careful attention to somebody/something: They gave little heed to the rumours.I paid no heed at the time but later I had cause to remember what he’d said.
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Addressing a mass rally in Kassala Wednesday on the occasion of the National Day celebrations, President Al-Bashir called on the citizens of Kassala State to adhere to the unity of rank and not to give heed to the calls aimed for disunity which are circulated by elements who serve foreign agenda.
I trust that neither the sober-minded ambassadors nor the governments to which they respond will give heed to the fable Erdoy-an is trying to spread.
Turkey does not give heed to the recent sanctions on Iran's oil exports imposed by the US and the EU, Yildiz said.
Major-General Al Hassan also urged people not to give heed to malicious rumours and false news intended to influence their moral and create fear.
"We really hope the Indian government authorities give heed to our genuine request," he adds.
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