Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

hear me out

hear me out
Meaning(s)
1) listen to someone until they have finished speaking
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • just hear me out
  • Analysis
    If you ask someone to 'hear you out', it means you are asking them to let you finish speaking and to wait until you have made your point. This is an expression you will often hear used in meetings or political debates when people are fighting to speak or used when the listener is reluctant to listen to a point.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. My plan may sound crazy to you at first but, please, just hear me out before making your decision.
    2. Jane was tired of his excuses and made it clear that she had no interest in hearing him out.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. You keep interrupting me. Please listen and hear me out I have a very good suggestion.
    2. Kyle has been trying to speak for the last few minutes I think we should hear him out.
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