Question: What does the phrase here here mean?

The expression was — and is — used to draw attention to what someone is saying. It implies agreement with the speaker or, in modern times, the writer.

Is the phrase here here or hear hear?

Here, Here or Hear, Hear? If you want to voice your agreement with someone during a debate (especially if youre a member of the UK Parliament), you will shout “hear, hear.” But as long as youre shouting, no one will notice youre wrong if you shout “here, here” because the words are pronounced the same.

How do you spell to hear?

Hear is a verb, meaning to listen to a sound. It can also mean gaining a message or information. The past tense of the verb hear, is heard.

Where does the saying here here come from?

“Hear, hear” is a shortened version of “hear ye, hear ye,” which goes back to British Parliament in the 1600s, if not earlier. The expression was — and is — used to draw attention to what someone is saying. It implies agreement with the speaker or, in modern times, the writer.

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