Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hear from sb”

See all translations

hear from sb

verb uk phrasal verb with hear   /hɪər/ us    /hɪr/ (heard, heard)
B1 If you hear from someone, you get a letter, email, or phone call from that person, or that person tells you something: We haven't heard from her for ages. You'll be hearing from my solicitors (= they will write to you about my complaint).
More examples
(Definition of hear from sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hear from sb?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hear from sb” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More