hear

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hēr)


Inflections of 'hear' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
hears
v 3rd person singular
hearing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
heard
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
heard
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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hear

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. hear a [noise, sound, scream, cry]
  2. hear the [music, voice, song]
  3. (can't) hear the [speaker, volume, movie, words]
  4. can't hear you
  5. hear her [speak, sing]
  6. cannot hear [clearly, well]
  7. [did, could] not hear
  8. (didn't) hear it from me
  9. hear your [comments, thoughts, opinion, views, feedback]
  10. hear what you [have to say, think]
  11. have you heard (the news)?
  12. heard the news [that, about]
  13. have heard about the [accident, party, movie]
  14. heard (from him) that you [quit, were accepted, won]
  15. I hear (that) you [quit]
  16. [pleased, glad] to hear that
  17. I heard a rumor (that)
  18. hear [a trial, the lawsuit, the appeal, his case]
  19. hear and [determine, decide, understand]
  20. [I, I've] heard of [one man, somebody] who
  21. never heard of [him, such a thing]
  22. the last we heard (of him)
  23. [just, please] hear me out
  24. can be heard at a distance of [two miles, 150 meters]
  25. can be heard from [two miles] away
  26. too [soft, quiet, high, high-pitched] to be heard
  27. [they, people, the couple] were heard [fighting, arguing]
  28. I hear you!
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