never hear the end of it


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never hear the end of it

to have to listen for a long time to talk about something embarrassing or annoying If you don't send your aunt a thank-you letter, you'll never hear the end of it from your mother!
See also: end, hear, never, of

You'll never hear the end of it.

  (informal)
something that you say which means that someone will continue to talk about something they have achieved for a long time and in an annoying way If she wins you know we'll never hear the end of it.
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See also: end, hear, never, of
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But now I positively must go and dress: the second bell will ring directly, and if I come to dinner in this guise, I shall never hear the end of it from Lady Ashby.
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