hear the last of (someone or something)

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hear 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 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
References in classic literature ?
Gradgrind, who had opened the door without being heard, 'to do nothing of that description, for goodness' sake, you inconsiderate girl, or I shall never hear the last of it from your father.
Don't stand there and tell me such stuff, Louisa, to my face, when you know very well that if it was ever to reach your father's ears I should never hear the last of it.
Finally he said, "I'll never let him hear the last of that woman.
If he found out I had done that I should never hear the last of it.
Don't tell my father about this acting, please; I should never hear the last of it.
If it were dogs or cats, you would never hear the last of it.
My initial fear was that if Wello or Kez get it, we'll never hear the last of it in the dressing room
Your friends would never let you hear the last of it.