Meaning of “not hear of sth” in the English Dictionary


"not hear of sth" in English

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not hear of sth

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

If you say you will not hear of something, you mean you will not allow it, usually when you want to do something good for someone:

I wanted to pay but she wouldn't hear of it.

(Definition of “not hear of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)