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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Ripping yarn proves costly THE DIKLER hears word from Lambourn that a well-known former trainer was so incensed at being booked for parking on the recently extended double yellow lines outside the Co-op/Post Office in the high street that he ripped up the ticket in front of the traffic warden.