hear out

This page is about the phrasal verb hear out.

Meaning: If you hear somebody out, you listen to them until they've finished what they are saying.

For example:

  • hear sb out You should hear somebody out before you respond to what they say.

  • hear sb out You should hear me out before you start telling me what's wrong with what I'm saying.

Quick Quiz:

The show's host had to tell his guests to hear each other out because they kept

a. listening to each other

b. pointing at each other

c. interrupting each other

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Contributor: Matt Errey