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listen up

verb phrase

To listen closely; pay strict attention Often a brusque command: He can make you listen up with that violin of his (1960s+ Armed forces fr black)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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