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    can't hear / can't listen to

    Hi,


    When I chat with other people via phone and the signal is very poor, should I say

    I can't hear you clearly?
    or
    I can't listen to you clearly?
    or
    Other?


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    Re: can't hear / can't listen to

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,


    When I chat with other people via phone and the signal is very poor, should I say

    I can't hear you clearly?
    or
    I can't listen to you clearly?
    or
    Other?

    Listening is an action; hearing is a result. You are listening, but you can't hear clearly. (a bad result)
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    2006

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    #3

    Re: can't hear / can't listen to

    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
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    Hi,

    Apart from "I can't hear you clearly?", is there any other option?

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    #4

    Re: can't hear / can't listen to

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Apart from "I can't hear you clearly?", is there any other option? No, I think that's the best.
    You can say 'I can't hear you well.'
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    2006

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