hear the last of (someone or something)(redirected from hear the last of it)
hear the last of (someone or something)
To have the final encounter with a certain person or thing. Often used in the negative to indicate that someone or something will be encountered again in the future. 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?
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hear/see the ˈend/the last of somebody/something(often used with not, never, etc.) keep being reminded of something because somebody is always talking about it: We’ll never hear the end of her visit to Buckingham Palace. ♢ If we don’t get her a dog, we’ll never hear the end of it.
hear/see the ˈlast of somebody/somethinghear/see somebody/something for the last time: That was the last I ever saw of her. ♢ Unfortunately, I don’t think we’ve heard the last of this matter.
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- have heard the last of (someone or something)
- hear the end of (someone or something)
- hear/see the end/the last of somebody/something
- hear/see the last of somebody/something
- none other than
- none other than somebody
- in the wrong place at the wrong time
- a right one
- we've got a right one here
- take (one) by surprise