höra upp

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höra upp

  1. to listen up, to pay attention and listen to someone who is talking
    om ni hade hört upp under lektionen, skulle ni ha vetat att Paris är huvudstaden i Frankrike
    if you had paid attention during class, you would have known that Paris is the capital of France
  2. to end, to stop (doing something; transitive or intransitive, often with med)
    om ni hade hört upp med att sparka boll när jag sade till er, hade fönstret inte gått sönder
    if you had stopped kicking ball when I told you, the window would not have been broken
    det hörde för tre timmar sedan upp att regna
    it stopped raining three hours ago
    lika plötsligt som det hade börjat, hörde regnet upp
    just as suddenly as it had started, the rain stopped
    regnet hörde upp, lika plötsligt som det hade börjat
    the rain stopped, just as suddenly as it had started

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