Have you heard?


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have you heard

Do you know (about someone or something)? Often suggestive of gossip. A: "Have you heard? Tim and Molly dated over the summer." B: "What? No way!" Have you heard that Ethan is going to transfer to a different school?
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Have you heard?

 and Did you hear?
a question used to introduce a piece of news or gossip. Sally: Hi, Mary. Mary: Hi. Have you heard about Tom and Sue? Sally: No, what happened? Mary: I'll let one of them tell you. Sally: Oh, come on! Tell me! Bob: Hi, Tom. What's new? Tom: Did you hear that they're raising taxes again? Bob: That's not new.
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