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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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