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hear of sb/sth

phrasal verb with hear uk   /hɪər/  us   /hɪr/ verb (heard, heard)
B2 If you have heard of someone or something, you know that that person or thing exists: I'd never heard of him before he won the prize. It's a tiny country that most people have never heard of.
Translations of “hear of sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 知道,聽說過…
in Chinese (Simplified) 知道,听说过…
(Definition of hear of sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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