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Phrasal Verbs: Hear

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
I’m really sorry to hear in your uncle’s death.
B
I’m really sorry to hear about your uncle’s death.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct usage is hear about. Hear about means ‘Get to know some information’.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
It feels so nice to hear from you after so long!
B
It feels so nice to hear around you after so long!
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct usage is hear from. Hear from means ‘Receive a phone call, email, letter or other communication from someone’.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage
A
I’ve heard of him from a mutual friend but don’t know him as such.
B
I’ve heard by him from a mutual friend but don’t know him as such.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct usage is hear of. Hear of can mean ‘Know of something or someone's existence; Receive news, updates or information about someone; the negative, this can mean that someone refuse to accept, allow or acknowledge something’.
Question 4
Choose the correct usage
A
The teacher heard the student on before giving him any punishment.
B
The teacher heard the student out before giving him any punishment.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct usage is hear out. Hear out means ‘Listen to everything someone has to say’.
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