Stop and listen

Definition

Stop and Listen is an idiom which means to take a pause and pay attention to what is being said.

Examples

If you want to understand the situation better, you should stop and listen carefully.

Don’t just rush through this task. Stop and listen to what your supervisor is telling you.

Take a moment to stop and listen to what your intuition is telling you.

Before you jump to conclusions, stop and listen to the other person’s point of view.

Stop and listen to what the experts are saying before making any decisions.

Origin

The origin of this idiom is unknown.

FAQs

Question

When should I use this idiom?

Answer

You can use this idiom when you need to take a pause and pay attention to what is being said.

Question

What does ‘stop and listen’ mean?

Answer

‘Stop and listen’ is an idiom which means to take a pause and pay attention to what is being said.