Meaning of “hear/see the last of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"hear/see the last of sth" in British English

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hear/see the last of sth


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.

(Definition of “hear/see the last of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)