Hear

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Definition

to hear: to listen, to receive sound, to perceive sound
verb
I hear someone opening the door.
I heard that you make good food at this restaurant.

This is an irregular verb:
I hear / I heard / I have heard

to hear about (sthg/sbdy): to receive news, information about (sthg/sbdy)
idiom

I hear that... : I was told that...
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: I hear footsteps coming up the stairs.
US: I heard that you make great mojitos at this bar.

Examples

  • "We're so sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied"
  • "I was so sorry to hear that you were dead."
  • "We're so sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied."
  • "I hear voices!"
  • "I don't hear anything."
  • "If you have any questions, I'll try to answer them. If there are any comments, I'd love to hear them. Who's first?"
  • "Bruno : Brian, do you hear the things you say out loud?"
  • "Bruno : Alright alright, I've heard enough."
  • "What's this I hear about you being an imbecile?"
  • "I know you must be anxious to hear her beautiful voice again."

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