Meaning of “hear sth of sb” in the English Dictionary

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"hear sth of sb" in British English

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hear sth of sb

phrasal verb with hear uk /hɪər/ us /hɪr/ verb heard, heard

to receive news about someone:

We haven't heard anything of Jan for months.

More examples

  • I'm rather alarmed that we haven't heard anything of Mark lately.
  • We haven't heard a dickybird from Riza recently.
  • Have you heard much of Polly recently?
  • We don't hear much of Sally these days.
  • Nobody hears much of the Stevens sisters these days.

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

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