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not hear of sth

verb uk phrasal verb with hear   /hɪər/ us    /hɪr/ (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)…
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