hear the end of (someone or something)

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hear the end 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 end of Mr. Cramer—he frequently complains to our department. When will I hear the end of this stupid fight between you two?
See also: end, hear, of
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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.
See also: end, hear, last, of, see, somebody, something

hear/see the ˈlast of somebody/something

hear/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.
See also: hear, last, of, see, somebody, something
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Schahriar, who had been listening to Scheherazade with pleasure, said to himself, "I will wait till to-morrow; I can always have her killed when I have heard the end of her story."
'I have heard the end of it, young lady,' said Rachael.
'I heard of the outrage,' said Bradley, trying to constrain his working mouth, 'but I had not heard the end of it.'
I'd have never heard the end of it if he'd have won the game for them!
Anne Jones Wales won it was a good game regardless of who won but don't take the fun out of Wales winning we won end of England played good but better team won on the day no shame in losing its a game of rugby it's not the end of the world like Sammi Louise Davies All the ITV, BBC and SKY news held a news blackout on the game yesterday, that says a lot about our media in this country, just imagine if England had won, we wouldn't have heard the end of it.
He escaped back to America straight afterwards but I've never heard the end of it.
We'd never have heard the end of it from Mrs Finger Wag whose selfrighteous screams of cronyism would have been echoing round Westminster.
Pirie has since gone on to officiate in Champions League games and felt she had heard the end of the sort of comments that Keys and Gray made.
They are being sued already at tribunals to be heard the end of this month for additional allowances and they have denied staff those payments since they issued the last batch of contracts in April 2008.
Take away that sensational, and criminally under-appreciated, goal by David Nugent last Saturday (if Cristiano Ronaldo or Ryan Giggs had scored it you'd never have heard the end of it) and the whole thing has been a complete waste of time.
And in any case if I had had a go and missed I would never have heard the end of it."
Trombonist Mark Nightingale is a one-time member of the Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra (Myjo), which spawned Fat Chops, and if he'd had an off night he would never have heard the end of it from his contemporaries.
Though women's legal groups unanimously praised the ruling, a number of them had filed briefs arguing that sexual-harassment complainants should not be required to show that the conduct that offended them would also offend either a "reasonable person" or a "reasonable woman." So we have not heard the end of the argument against reasonableness per se.
I gave money to the British Red Cross and I never heard the end of it.