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Receive a letter, call, or other communication from someone, as in
I haven't heard from my daughter in two weeks
Be reprimanded by, as in
If you don't get home on time, you'll be hearing from your father
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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(...) parent is as happy to hear from you as you would be to hear from him.
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(...) as well be Black, for all the state will want to hear from you.
(...) the mail's irregular in these parts, and you'd like to hear from 'em." But my overtures were...
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