English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hear /hiə/Concise Dictionary
- động từ heard /hə:d/
- he doesn't hear well: anh ta nghe không rõ
- to hear a lecture: nghe bài thuyết trình
- to hear the witnesses: nghe lời khai của những người làm chứng
- to hear someone out: nghe ai nói cho đến hết
- nghe theo, chấp nhận, đồng ý
- he will not hear of it: hắn chẳng chịu nghe đâu, hắn chẳng đồng ý đâu
- (+ of, about, from) nghe nói, nghe tin, được tin, biết tin; nhận được (thư...)
- to hear from somebody: nhận được tin của ai
- have you heard of the news?: anh ta đã biết tin đó chưa?
- I have never heard of such a thing!: chưa bao giờ tôi lại nghe được một điều như vậy!
- hear! hear!
- hoan hô!; đúng đúng! hay lắm!, tuyệt! (đôi khi có ý mỉa mai)
- you will hear of this!
- rồi cậu còn nghe chửi chán về cái chuyện đó!, rồi cậu sẽ biết tay!
heard|hears|hearinghɪr /hɪəThesaurus Dictionary
+perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
+get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
+examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
+receive a communication from someone
+listen and pay attention
Advanced English Dictionary
1 perceive, understand, listen (to), attend (to), pay attention (to), catch, heed, hark (to):
Please hear what I have to say first.
2 understand, learn, discover, find out, gather, get wind of, pick up, ascertain, be told or advised or informed:
I hear you're thinking of resigning.
3 hear of. entertain, consider; approve (of), sanction, condone, agree or consent or assent to:
I won't hear of your leaving.
1 (not used in the progressive tenses) to be aware of sounds with your ears: [V] I can't hear very well. + [VN] She heard footsteps behind her. + I couldn't hear anything. + [VN -ing] He could hear a dog barking. + [VN inf] Did you hear him go out? + I heard a car drive off. + [V wh-] Didn't you hear what I said? + [VN to inf] She has been heard to make threats to her former lover.Collocation Dictionary
Help Note: This pattern is only used in the passive.
2 (not used in the progressive tenses) to listen or pay attention to sb/sth: [VN] Did you hear that play on the radio last night? + a chance to hear the first movement again + to hear both sides of the argument + [VN inf] Be quiet-I can't hear myself think! (= it is so noisy that I can't think clearly) + Have you ever heard him lecture? + [V wh-] We'd better hear what they have to say. + I hear what you're saying (= I have listened to your opinion), but you're wrong.
3 (not usually used in the progressive tenses) ~ (about sb/sth) to be told about sth: [V] Haven't you heard? She resigned. + 'I'm getting married.' 'So I've heard.' + I was sorry to hear about your accident. + Wait till he hears about this. + [VN] We had heard nothing for weeks. + I was delighted to hear your good news. + [V (that)] I was surprised to hear (that) he was married. + [VN (that)] I've heard it said (that) they met in Italy. [also V wh-]
4 [VN] to listen to and judge a case in a court of law: The appeal was heard in private. + Today the jury began to hear the evidence.
Idioms: Have you heard the one about ...? used to ask sb if they have heard a particular joke before
hear! hear! used to show that you agree with or approve of what sb has just said, especially during a speech
hear tell (of sth) (old-fashioned or formal) to hear people talking about sth: I've often heard tell of such things.
not / never hear the end of it to keep being reminded of sth because sb is always talking to you about it: If we don't get her a dog we'll never hear the end of it.
you could hear a pin drop it was extremely quiet: The audience was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop.
(Do) you hear me? (spoken) used to tell sb in an angry way to pay attention and obey you: You can't go-do you hear me?
more at LAST n., THING, VOICE n.
Phrasal Verbs: hear from sb
hear sth from sb to receive a letter, telephone call, etc. from sb: (written) I look forward to hearing from you. + I haven't heard anything from her for months. + It was good to hear from him again.
hear of sb/sth
hear sth of sb/sth to know about sb/sth because you have been told about them: I've never heard of the place. + I was so sorry to hear of your father's death. + She disappeared and was never heard of again. + The last I heard of him he was living in Glasgow. + This is the first I've heard of it!
not hear of sth to refuse to let sb do sth, especially because you want to help them: She wanted to walk home but I wouldn't hear of it. + [+ -ing] He wouldn't hear of my walking home alone
See also - UNHEARD-OF
hear sb out to listen until sb has finished saying what they want to say: I know you're furious with me, but please hear me out.
1 be aware of sounds
He's getting old and he can't hear very well.
I could just hear the music in the distance.
Distantly he heard the report of another gun.
| aright, correctly
‘Sheep?’ It sounded so unlikely that Julia did not think she could have heard aright.
VERB + HEAR
Can you hear me clearly at the back?
| pretend not to | strain to
2 be told about sth
VERB + HEAR
be delighted to, be glad to, be gratified to, be pleased to
I was delighted to hear about your promotion.
| be sorry to
I was sorry to hear of your father's death.
| be interested to, be surprised to
I was surprised to hear that she was married.
| want to
I told Michael what he wanted to hear.
| let sb
Let's hear you sing, then. You'd better not let Dad hear you say that.
I've heard about this sort of thing before.
On hearing of his plight, the council offered him a home.
hear little, a lot, nothing, etc. about sth
We hear very little about these issues nowadays.
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