hear from

phrasal verb

heard from; hearing from; hears from
: to receive a letter, a telephone call, etc., from (someone)
We heard from them yesterday.
I haven't heard from her lately.
I haven't heard anything from her lately.

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“Hear from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hear%20from. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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