You shouldn't eavesdrop on conversations.
Its rude to listen in to other's conversations.
Stop eavesdropping on me!
*You shouldn't eavesdrop on conversations.*
*Its rude to listen in to other's conversations.*
*Stop eavesdropping on me! *
Listen in--- listening to someone else's conversation who is nearby. Perhaps on a bus or train.
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*Eavesdropping- means to listen to a conversation secretly without the people noticing it. A person who eavesdrop is called eavesdropper.
She was caught eavesdropping on her parents fighting about the divorce in the bedroom.
It's not good to eavesdrop on people's conservations.
* Wiretapping- this is electronic eavesdropping. Can use telephone, cellphone.
A: How did they catch that infamous drug dealer?
B: I heard they wiretapped all his communication devices.
When my children are trying to listen in on our conversation (between parents) I often say "off you go big ears!" It is meant in a light hearted way as they are curious to know if we are talking about them!!
Eavesdropping is the term used to describe listening to someone else's conversation when you are not meant to. It is "Listening in" to something or someone.
It is said that no good comes of eavesdropping. You will always hear something you don't want to. This behaviour often occurs when someone suspects another of talking about them or a subject they have been excluded from!