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Phrasal Verbs

hear from

This page is about the phrasal verb hear from

Meaning

If you hear from someone, they call you, email you or contact you in some other way.

For example

  • hear from sb Have you heard from Kyle lately? I haven't heard from him for a week or two.

  • hear from sb I hear from my kids at least once a week. They usually email, but sometimes they phone.

Note:
Usually used in one of the perfect tenses, such as "Have you heard of ... ?" or "I had never heard of ..."

Quick Quiz

The last time I heard from Madonna was when

a. she called me last week

b. I saw her on TV last night

c. I listened to her CD this morning

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