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to hear: to listen, to receive sound, to perceive sound
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)

I hear that... : I was told that...
Pronunciation examples
UK: I hear footsteps coming up the stairs.
US: I heard that you make great mojitos at this bar.
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  • "Have you ever heard the expression 'the customer is always right'?"
  • "I've never heard that one before."
  • "I'm hearing a lot of crying from the accounting cubicle."
  • "What's this I hear about you being an imbecile?"
  • "Are you ready to hear my song?"
  • "Bruno : Brian, do you hear the things you say out loud?"
  • "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?"
  • "I know you must be anxious to hear her beautiful voice again."
  • "Bruno : Alright alright, I've heard enough."
  • "Edward : You've never heard music?"

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