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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of eavesdrop.

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Examples

  • Tell them "These men tortured and eavesdropped from a sense of deep patriotism and committment to Jesus."

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  • Meanwhile, dropping her guise and coming as herself, Rena attempted to engage the two Elves in conversations every day while Mero "eavesdropped" on their minds.

    Elvenborn

  • "In any case, to continue: this machine interprets those specific feelings as indications that the mind is being -- ah -- 'eavesdropped' upon."

    Brain Twister

  • "In any case, to continue: this machine interprets those specific feelings as indications that the mind is being ... ah ... 'eavesdropped' upon."

    That Sweet Little Old Lady

  • Item number one: eavesdropped on my thoughts, then molested me while I was fantasizing about molesting him.

    Etched in Bone

  • Reporter Pierre McGuire has not only eavesdropped on coaches and players from that spot, but he also sometimes interviews them during the action.

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  • Associated Press Milly Dowler, murdered in 2002 July 6: U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says he is 'revolted' by allegations that private investigators from the paper eavesdropped on the voice mails of victims of crime.

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  • As a result of CALEA-type specifications built into the Vodafone Greece cellphone network, the communications of over one hundred leading members of the Greek government, including the Prime Minister, were eavesdropped upon for ten months by parties unknown.

    Susan Landau: Moving Rapidly Backwards on Security

  • I eavesdropped a little -- and I instantly knew that a tragedy had happened.

    Steve Clemons: Tears for a Journalist: Change in the Middle East Comes at High Cost

  • It was ranch business, but it was so interesting, so, what Hancock would call, illuminating, that I remained and eavesdropped.

    CHAPTER XXVII

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