What is the difference between

"Listen my voice"


"Listen to my voice"?


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When the verb doesn't have an object, you can omit the preposition to.

People never listen.

In your example, you have to use listen to.

  • May you please show an example of a verb with object and without? Dec 20, 2015 at 0:41
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    @Assiduous With object: "Listen to my voice". Without: "People never listen". Also with: "People never listen to my voice".
    – Jason C
    Dec 20, 2015 at 0:42
  • Thanks to you, I think that I got it. Thank you for the help Dec 20, 2015 at 0:47

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