hear word

hear word

(from someone or something) Go to word (from someone or something).
See also: hear, word
References in classic literature ?
And I may tell you that we old men, who have no children of our own, feel our hearts growing warm when we hear words like those.
Are your ears open, /Isanusis/, ye who hear words that come not from the tongue?
Well, it's always pleasant to hear words of wisdom.
I listen and listen; I hear words, but I never get at any meaning; he talks about the environs of Paris when he discusses the human heart and" [lays down his pen and goes to the stove] "declares he backs the devil's game when it is a question of Russia and Boulogne; now what is there so clever in that, I'd like to know?
Before others in town hear word of a looming scandal, she must call upon all of her hard-won survival skills to save herself from ruin.
The power of social networking sites have proven to be a mighty ally for Filipinos here who kept a virtual vigil right from the beginning of super typhoon Haiyan, hoping to hear word from their loved ones in the ravaged provinces of the central Philippines.
The owner of a UAE ship that has been hijacked by Somali pirates said they have yet to hear word from the crew.
We're hoping to hear word on whether we will receive a permit and we hope it will be within weeks, but that's not guaranteed," he says.
He didn't realise that he wouldn't hear word of him for three years.
Though no significant project updates were given in the release, we hope to hear word on the progression of Cow Creek's EIS during today's call.
Then I put up the post yesterday evening, just to get it going to see if I would hear word back.
Meanwhile, Trapattoni has yet to hear word from Stephen Ireland, Steve Finnan and Andy O'Brien regarding their potential return to the international fold.
She said: "They have written off to the House of Commons before Christmas about and it is expected to take six weeks to hear word back.
Angel is waiting to hear word that Arsenal want him - and how much Villa are looking for him.
Mr Higgins said the continued absence of peace in the Middle East reflected "our failure at a human and diplomatic level and how, sadly, we hear words that provoke rather than heal".