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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Listen’


Listen — US. [ˈlɪsn], UK. [ˈlɪs(ə)n]

Main meanings:

  1. To give attention to sound; to hear and pay attention to what is being said or played.
  2. To obey or follow instructions or advice; to heed or comply with what someone says.


10 simple sentences:

  • Listen to the birds chirping.
  • My friend likes to listen to music.
  • Listen carefully to what dad says.
  • We should listen to smart people.
  • She refuses to listen to advice.
  • Did you listen to the new song?
  • He doesn’t listen to instructions.
  • Listen to the sound of the waves.
  • Listen, I should something to tell you.
  • Don’t listen to rumors.


The sentences from movies:

Listen to me. – Troy (2004)

Now, listen.To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Listen, why don’t you grab your coat? – Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

Listen, Stan, I’ve been meaning to ask you. – Cast Away (2000)

Why doesn’t that boy listen?I, Robot (2004)

Please, just listen to me. – Starling Girl (2023)

Listen, Bill, she hasn’t told you everything. – The Old Dark House (1932)

Listen, actually, I had an idea. – May December (2023)

Listen to the silence. – Spaceman (2024)

Now, let’s see if you can listen.The Boss Baby (2017)

Now, listen and listen well. – 1917 (2019)

Listen, he was a terrific actor. – Annie Hall (1977)

Listen, I didn’t come down to chat. – The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Listen to me now. – Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Now you listen to me. – A Man Called-Otto (2022)

She won’t listen.The Neon Demon (2016)

Now, listen to this. – Saw (2004)

Look, Charlie, you’ve got to listen to me. – Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Listen, I’m trying to help you. – Joker (2019)

But, Jasmine, listen to me, please. – Aladdin (1992)

You listen to what I say. – The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Listen I appreciate what you did down there. – Moana (2016)

Hey, listen, be nice to this one, OK? – Meet The Parents (2000)

Hey, listen, you’re my biggest fan. – Incredibles 2 (2018)

Tristan, listen to me. – Legends of the Fall (1994)

Listen, Celia finally told me about the babies. – The Help (2011)

Son, listen.The Truman Show (1998)

Listen, little donkey. – Shrek (2001)

You no listen.The Mauritanian (2021)

Hey, listen to me, mister. – Almost Famous (2000)

Listen to sweet musical tones of her voice. – Interstate 60 (2002)

Listen, I stayed at the Bigsby house. – 1408 (2007)

I am, but listen to him. – American Hustle (2013)

Parker, will you just listen to the man? – Alien (1979)

Okay, so just listen to me. – Legally Blonde (2001)

Listen, I’ll give you 10 seconds. – The Graduate (1967)

Listen to me very carefully, Mr. Corso. – The Ninth Gate (1999)

Listen, I’m willing to let bygones be bygones. – Logan (2017)

Okay, listen.The Beekeeper (2024)

Listen to me, baby. – Mirrors (2008)

Now, listen to me, Mother, I beg you. – North By Northwest (1959)

Do not listen to any of them. – Elizabeth (1998)

Because you don’t listen right! – Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (1997)

You must listen to me! – Puss in Boots (2011)

Listen, I’m upset. – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

Please, don’t make me listen to your music. – Black Panther (2018)

But no one wants to listen to me. – Jerry Maguire (1996)

She doesn’t listen to me. – Cobweb (2023)

Anyway, listen.Source Code (2011)

Because you’re bloody well paid to listen.The Kings Speech (2010)

Then listen.Peter Pan & Wendy (2023)

Jack Jack, listen to me. – Last Action Hero (1993)

Listen, flyboy. – Toy Story 2 (1999)