hear the last of (someone or something)

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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?
See also: hear, last, of

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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He is in fine fettle and I am certain the world hasn't heard the last of him.
This so-called 'carer' has now been struck off by the profession and let's hope we've heard the last of him.
Now he can just put up his feet and relax although we haven't heard the last of him thanks to his weekly newspaper column.
Galloway may have been expelled from the Labour Party, but one thing is for sure, we haven't heard the last of him.