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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Even though many of us have no past, no future and no hope, the Scottish Government has not heard the last of us.
If the Government doesn't listen to us today, they won't have heard the last of us.
He blamed pressures of work, but added hopefully: "I don't think you have necessarily heard the last of us as a couple yet.
We will be back - they have not heard the last of us.
He declined to say whether the woman protester was a member of the group but said, "You haven't heard the last of us.