hear: ✓ hear from someone ✗ hear someone

By | June 15, 2017
hear from someone
hear someone
Hey, you must be doin' good, 'cause I never hear from you.
Ehi, tu sì che vai bene, perché non ti sento mai.
- Elia Kazan
✓ Have you heard from Kevin recently?
✗ Have you *heard Kevin* recently?
Hai sentito Kevin ultimamente?
If you hear from someone, they contact you (for example by phone, letter or email). You receive news directly from them.
If you hear someone, you hear their voice.
Some more examples:
✓ I heard from Bob yesterday. He says hello.
Ho sentito Bob ieri. Ti saluta.
✓ We hardly hear our neighbours.
Quasi non sentiamo i nostri vicini.

Now try the quiz below! There are TEN answers. The pass mark is 100% (5 out of 5). Click on the blue arrows to go to the next or previous question. You can check your answers immediately or when you've finished the quiz.

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