never hear the end of it


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never hear the end of it

To have someone talk over and over about something that is embarrassing, shameful, or irritating to oneself. I let him one time at a game of chess and now I never hear the end of it. Dude, I can't believe you wrecked your parents' car. You're never going to hear the end of it.
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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