hear/see the last of somebody/something

hear the last of (someone or something)

To have the final encounter with a certain person or thing. Often used in the negative to indicate that someone or something will be encountered again in the future. I doubt we've heard the last of Mr. Cramer—he frequently complains to our department. When will I hear the last of this stupid fight between you two?
See also: hear, last, of

see the last of (someone or something)

To no longer have to interact with a certain person or thing. Often used in the negative. I doubt we've seen the last of Mr. Cramer; he frequently complains to our department. When will we finally see the last of this stupid fad?
See also: last, of, see

hear/see the ˈlast of somebody/something

hear/see somebody/something for the last time: That was the last I ever saw of her.Unfortunately, I don’t think we’ve heard the last of this matter.
See also: hear, last, of, see, somebody, something