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English definition of “hear from sb”

hear from sb

verb uk phrasal verb with hear   /hɪər/ us    /hɪr/ (heard, heard)
B1 If you hear from someone, you get a letter, email, or phone call from that person, or that person tells you something: We haven't heard from her for ages. You'll be hearing from my solicitors (= they will write to you about my complaint).Communicating and keeping in touch
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