Definition of hear of phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

hear of

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

hear of somebody

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hear of something

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hear something of somebody

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hear something of something

 
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 to know about somebody/something because you have been told about them I've never heard of the place. I was so sorry to hear of your father’s death. She disappeared and was never heard of again. The last I heard of him he was living in Glasgow. This is the first I've heard of it!
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