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Learner's definition of HEAR  
not used in progressive tenses 
: to be aware of (sound) through the ear
[+ object]
[no object]
   b  [+ object]  : to listen to (someone or something)
: to be told (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
— often + about
[+ object]  : to give attention to (someone or something)
[+ object]law  : to listen to and make a judgment about (a court case)

be hearing things

: to hear sounds that are not real

hear from

[phrasal verb]
hear from (someone) 
: to receive a letter, a telephone call, etc., from (someone)

Hear! Hear!

— used during a speech or meeting to say that you agree with what someone else has just said

hear of

[phrasal verb]
hear of (someone or something) 
: to be aware of the existence of (someone or something) : to know about (someone or something)
— see also not hear of (below)

hear out

[phrasal verb]
hear (someone) out 
: to listen to (someone who wants to tell you something)

hear yourself think

— used to say that you cannot think clearly because of loud talking, music, etc.

I hear what you're saying

— used to say that you understand what someone is telling you

make your presence heard

— see presence

make yourself heard

— see 1make

never/not hear the end of it

— used to say that someone will keep talking about something for a long time

not hear of

: to not allow (something)
— see also hear of (above)

you could hear a pin drop

— see 1pin
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