hear word (from someone or something)

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hear word (from someone or something)

To receive or be given a message or communication (from someone or something). We're hearing word from police that the suspect is moving south on Broadway in a white pickup truck. Please let me know if you hear word from Aunt Marie—I'm starting to worry about her.
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hear word

(from someone or something) Go to word (from someone or something).
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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.
Meanwhile, Trapattoni has yet to hear word from Stephen Ireland, Steve Finnan and Andy O'Brien regarding their potential return to the international fold.