hear/see the last of sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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

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

See all translations

hear/see the last of sth

informal
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)
Translations of “hear/see the last of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从此不再听/看到, 到此为止,就此了断…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從此不再聽/看到, 到此爲止,就此了斷…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Watching the detectorists
Watching the detectorists
by ,
May 31, 2016
by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

Read More 

Word of the Day

pollution

damage caused to water, air, etc. by harmful substances or waste

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More