I'm totally confused why in some sentences the phrasal verb "hear out" is used instead of "hear".

For example:

Stewie: Look, I’m going to propose something and I need you to hear me out. Will you promise me you’ll do that?

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    Commented Jul 22, 2018 at 20:45

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To hear someone out is to let them speak all that they have to say, without interrupting.

Hear out (Cambridge)


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