not hear of (something)(redirected from not hear of it)
not hear of (something)
To be adamant that something does not happen; to refuse to allow something (to happen). A: "I'd like to pay for dinner to thank you for your generosity." B: "I won't hear of it, my boy! You are our guest." My mother wouldn't hear of us going to an out-of-state college.
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will not hear of somethingand won't hear of something
will refuse to tolerate or permit something. You mustn't drive home alone. I will not hear of it. My parents won't hear of my staying out that late.
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won't hear of
see under not have it.
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not ˈhear of somethingnot allow something to happen: ‘May I pay for the phone call?’ ‘Don’t be silly! I wouldn’t hear of it!’ ♢ He won’t hear of his daughter becoming a police officer. He thinks it’s much too dangerous.
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