hear

 /hɪəʳ/

For the verb: "to hear"

Simple Past: heard
Past Participle: heard

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
hear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sound: perceive) (udire)sentire vtr
  udire vtr
 He heard a crash in the kitchen and went to see what had happened.
 Ha sentito un fracasso in cucina ed è andato a vedere cosa era successo.
hear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (detect sound of) (udire)sentire vtr
 Can you hear the train whistle?
 Riesci a sentire il fischio del treno?
hear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (sound: be able to perceive) (udire)sentire vtr
 She can no longer hear well and is becoming deaf.
 Non riesce più a sentire bene a sta diventando sorda.
hear,
hear that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(information: receive) (venire a sapere)sentire che, sentire di vi
 Did you hear that Mr. Johnson has died?
 Hai sentito che il Sig. Johnson è morto?
hear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be in audience)ascoltare, sentire vtr
 We went to hear the concert in the park.
 Siamo andati ad ascoltare il concerto al parco.
hear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (consider officially)ascoltare, esaminare vtr
  dare udienza a vtr
 The court will hear his testimony on Tuesday.
 Il giudice ascolterà la sua testimonianza martedì.
 
Additional Translations
Hear,
hear!
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
UK (imperative: endorse)Bravo!, Bene, bravo! inter
 The Members of Parliament cried, "Hear, hear!"
 I membri del parlamento hanno gridato, "Bene! Bravo!"
hear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." formal (listen with favor) (dare importanza)ascoltare vtr
  (dare attenzione)dare udienza, dare ascolto vtr
 The manager will hear with sympathy, if you present your argument calmly.
 Il capo ti ascolterà con comprensione se gli poni le tue ragioni con calma.
hear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (listen)ascoltare, dare ascolto a vtr
 Will you please hear what I have to say?
 Puoi ascoltare per favore cosa ho da dirti?
hear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (mass: attend) (funzione religiosa)sentire, ascoltare vtr
 We hear Mass every Sunday morning.
 Andiamo a sentire la messa ogni domenica mattina.
hear [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (understand)capire vtr
 I hear you, but I don't agree.
 Ti capisco ma non sono d'accordo.
hear [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (listen with favor)ascoltare vtr
Nota: This sense is often used in a religious context.
 Pray for forgiveness and the Lord will hear you.
 Prega chiedendo perdono e il Signore ti ascolterà.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
hear about [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (learn latest news) (notizia)sentire di qlcs vi
 Did you hear about the earthquake in Japan?
 Hai sentito del terremoto in Giappone?
  (notizia)sentire vtr
 Alla fiera del libro di Bologna ho sentito le ultime novità in fatto di editoria per bambini.
hear back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (receive a response from [sb])ricevere una risposta da qlcn vtr
 I left him a voicemail inviting him to the party and I'm waiting to hear back.
hear back from [sb] vi phrasal + prep (receive a response)ricevere una risposta vtr
  essere ricontattato vi
 I sent my friend an e-mail and heard back from him immediately.
 Ho mandato una email al mio amico e ho subito ricevuto una sua risposta.
hear from [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (receive news, correspondence from [sb](avere notizie)sentire vtr
 Do you hear from David these days? She hasn't heard from her brother in 3 months.
 Hai sentito Davide ultimamente?
  avere notizie di vtr
 Hai avuto notizie di Davide ultimamente? Sono 3 mesi che non ha notizie di suo fratello.
hear [sth] from [sb] vtr + prep (learn [sth] via [sb])venire a sapere da, sentire da, sapere da vtr
 I heard from your mother that you're getting married next year?
 Ho saputo da tua madre che il prossimo anno ti sposerai.
hear nothing vtr + pron (receive no news of [sb], [sth](notizie)non sentire niente vtr
 Since Mark moved to London, I have heard nothing from him.
 Da quando Marco si è trasferito a Londra non ho più sentito niente di lui.
  (notizie)non sapere niente vtr
 Il mio collega si è licenziato due mesi fa e da allora non ho più saputo niente di lui.
hear of [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (be told about [sth](notizie)sentire di, venire a sapere di vi
 If I hear of any jobs opening up I will let you know.
 Se sento di qualche lavoro, ti avverto.
hear [sb] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (listen to the end)ascoltare attentamente vtr
  lasciar parlare vtr
 I won't believe his excuse, but I'll hear him out.
 Non crederò alla sua scusa, ma lo lascerò parlare.
hear talk of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (hear a rumour)sentir girare voci di qlcs vtr
  (seguito da subordinata)sentir girare voci che vtr
 They say they're still married but we have heard talk of a secret divorce.
 Dicono di essere ancora sposati, ma noi abbiamo sentito girare voci di un divorzio segreto.
hear talk that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (hear [sth] mentioned) (seguito da subordinata)sentir dire che vtr
  sentir dire vtr
 We hear talk that he keeps a mistress in Brooklyn.
 Abbiamo sentito dire che ha un'amante a Brooklyn.
hear the patter of tiny feet,
hear the pitter-patter of tiny feet
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (have a baby)avere un bambino vtr
hear ye  (letterario)udite! inter
Hear,
hear!
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
(strong agreement)ben detto!, appunto! inter
 'We're all disgusted with the treatment we received.' 'Hear, hear!'.
 "Siamo tutti disgustati dal trattamento che abbiamo ricevuto"; "ben detto!"
hear;
to
sentire; ascoltare
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