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not hear of sth

phrasal verb with hear uk   /hɪər/  us   /hɪr/ verb (heard, heard)
If you say you will not hear of something, you mean you will not allow it, usually when you want to do something good for someone: I wanted to pay but she wouldn't hear of it.
Translations of “not hear of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拒絕接受,拒不答應(常指有好處的事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拒绝接受,拒不答应(常指有好处的事)…
(Definition of not hear of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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