pay heed to (something)

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pay heed to (something)

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

to listen to and accommodate someone. You had better pay heed to your father! They are not paying heed to what I told them.
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give/pay ˈheed (to somebody/something)

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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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LAHORE -- Scores of people protested against the Nawankot police on Tuesday for not paying heed to the complaint about a class eight girl missing since Jan 20 when she went to a tuition centre.
He said the federal minister had assured of paying heed to the problems faced by the line pipe industry.
20 ( ANI ): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday staged a protest in Patna accusing the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government for not paying heed to the concerns of employed sector.
Gemayel called for paying heed to the presence of Christians in the East and for salvaging them from oppression and migration, as they are a factor of stability and peace in the eastern societies," the statement added.
Sportspeople in southern Zabul province complain they are facing a whole host of problems but the government is not paying heed to their demands.
During the meeting, according to Law, an attorney for Progress Media agreed that Air America Radio came into the WLIB situation without paying heed to the community that already utilized and needed its airwaves.
In other works, albums transmute into vanity corners or odd little shrines that escape modish fey hippiedom by channeling something ancient (think Tupy) while using the magic of today's materials and by paying heed to the particular form of "softened" Minimalism.
Clare, was obviously paying heed to the Pontifical Council for Migrants' recent admonition to care for nomadic people
CEOs contemplating offshore reincorporation as a tax haven are paying heed to clouds gathering in capitals and in Washington that could complicate offshore aspirations.
Accordingly, I have tried to avoid giving offence by paying heed to whatever differentiations might be required when dealing with people of cultures differing from my own, sometimes quite widely.
Schank also favors paying heed to school site council committees, which are made up of parents, and engaging in a dialogue with teachers.
speaks of democracy, but tries to dictate how a country should be run or even who should run the nation without paying heed to the actual situation in that country or its challenges and potential,'' the ministry said.
They also thanked SP Saddar Islamabad Bilal Zafar Sheikh for visiting the area and paying heed to this specific issue.
London, Mar 27 ( ANI ): Katy Perry is no more paying heed to men after his breakup from John Mayer last week.
NNA - 11/9/2012 Maronite Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros Rahi called for paying heed to rural areas through development initiatives.