Phrasal Verbs with HEAR


phrasal verbs with hear

Hear about
hear about something = get information

  • Have you heard about the new smartphone?
  • I heard about this new restaurant on Long Street. It sounds great!

Hear from
hear from someone = to get a call, e-mail or other from of communication

  • I haven’t heard from Julie in a long time.
  • I’ve heard from Jessica yesterday. She wrote me an e-mail.

Hear of
hear of someone = to know something about someone or to know about their existence

  • I’ve never heard of that singer. He must be new.
  • Have you heard of Oprah Winfrey? I loved her show!

hear of something = to refuse to accept something (negative use)

  • I really wanted a cat, but my parent wouldn’t hear of it.
  • Justin wanted to buy a new car, but his wife wouldn’t hear of it.

Hear out
hear someone out = to listen to everything someone’s saying

  • First, I want to hear me out, and then make a conclusion.
  • He heard everybody out, and was ready to make a decision.


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