hear of

phrasal verb
heard of; hearing of; hears of

Definition of hear of

: to be aware of the existence of (someone or something) : to know about (someone or something) He's supposed to be a famous actor, but this is the first time I've ever (even) heard of him. I've never heard of such a thing! If I hear of a job opening, I'll let you know.

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“Hear of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hear%20of. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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