hear out

phrasal verb

heard out; hearing out; hears out
: to listen to (someone who wants to tell something)
I know you don't agree but hear me out.

Examples of hear out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pet Peeves: Motorcycles, people who take themselves too seriously, and people who won't hear out new ideas. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 6 Sep. 2023 To this day, Ruffalo can’t hear out of his left ear. Jenna Ryu, SELF, 24 Jan. 2024 With the former president again skipping the debate, how much interest would there be in hearing out a collection of non-Trump candidates? Steve Kornacki, NBC News, 28 Sep. 2023 Jimmy can’t hear out of one ear; one of his fingers got caught in a machine. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 18 Sep. 2023 My top priority with these bilingual pieces is to have these wonderfully compelling stories told, and to have the language heard out loud. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Aug. 2023 The answer is to hear out the accusers and the accused, women and men. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 19 July 2023 Important enough that Tom Cruise Zoomed into a June negotiating session to urge the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to hear out the guild’s concerns on the issue, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 July 2023 Lake County must hear out the request and begin its petition process, as Deerfield officials were required to, and the plan is to schedule a meeting with Bridge representatives in the coming weeks. Gavin Good, Chicago Tribune, 9 June 2023 See More

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“Hear out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hear%20out. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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