hear about

This page is about the phrasal verb hear about.

Meaning: If you hear about something, someone tells you about it or you find out about it from an information source like the news media.

For example:

  • hear about sth Have you heard about the terrorist attack in Los Angeles this morning? I just heard about it on the news.

  • hear about sth Francine heard about the party, and she told Gerry and me.

Quick Quiz:

If you just heard about something, you

a. just told someone about it

b. were just told about it

c. knew about it already

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