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English definition of “hear/see the last of sth”

hear/see the last of sth

informal
If you hear or see the last of something or someone unpleasant or difficult, that person or thing does not cause you trouble again: I paid them £100 for the damage and I hope that's the last I'll hear of it. You haven't heard the last of this! - I'll see you in court. He's horrible - I really hope we've seen the last of him.Final and finally Grammar:Finally, at last, lastly or in the end?Finally, at last, lastly and in the end all have a meaning of ‘after a period of time’. However, we use them in different ways.See more
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