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Translation of "hear" - English-Spanish dictionary

hear

verb /hiə/ ( past tense, past participle heard /həːd/)
to (be able to) receive (sounds) by ear oír I don’t hear very well Speak louder – I can’t hear you I didn’t hear you come in. to listen to for some purpose ver, escuchar A judge hears court cases Part of a manager’s job is to hear workers’ complaints. to receive information, news etc, not only by ear oír, oír decir, saber algo, tener noticias I’ve heard that story before I hear that you’re leaving ’Have you heard from your sister?’ ’Yes, I got a letter from her today’ I’ve never heard of him – who is he? This is the first I’ve heard of the plan. hearing noun the ability to hear oído My hearing is not very good. the distance within which something can be heard al alcance del oído I don’t want to tell you when so many people are within hearing I think we’re out of hearing now. an act of listening oportunidad de hablar We ought to give his views a fair hearing. (legal) a court case audiencia, vista The hearing is tomorrow. hearing aid noun a small electronic instrument which helps deaf people to hear better by making sounds louder by means of an amplifier. audífono hearsay /-sei/ noun that which one has been told about by others but for which one has otherwise no evidence rumor I never trust anything that I learn by hearsay. hear! hear! a shout to show that one agrees with what a speaker has said (eg in Parliament or at a meeting). así es I/he etc will/would not hear of I, he etc will or would not allow no querer ni oír hablar de, negarse a, ni hablar They would not hear of her going home alone, and insisted on going with her.
(Definition of hear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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