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Most of this time Mr. Jones had spent sitting in the taproom of the Red Lion at Willingdon, complaining to anyone who would listen of the monstrous injustice he had suffered in being turned out of his property by a pack of good-for-nothing animals. A quote from Animal Farm.

What does listen of meaning? I'd say listen to instead, and I have googled listen of with very few results.

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    Yet another case of someone linking the wrong words together. Jones was complaining to anyone who would listen of the injustice he had suffered. May 16 at 16:44

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You're parsing the sentence incorrectly.

Mr. Jones is complaining of the monstrous injustice.

Who is he complaining to? to anyone who would listen.

The phrasing of the sentence is a little confusing because to anyone who would listen is inserted parenthetically. Think of it as "he was complaining - to anyone who would listen - of the monstrous injustice".

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