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Hi,

As far as I know, when asking whether someone have heard about a particular fact, you say "Have you ever heard about it?"

But I am just wondering if you could also say "Have you ever been heard about it?" As far as I can think, neither the sound natural nor the grammar is correct.

Thanks in advance.
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Hi victorycountry,

No, I have not heard of that.

Hope that helps.
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Well, I can think of a type of instance where 'have been heard' would be, as far as I know, grammatically correct, as well as appropriate:

"I attended a controversial lecture the other day on Galileo's cannonball theory. I know you are a renowned physicist. Have you ever been heard on the subject?"
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Victorycountry
"Have you ever been heard about it?"

Besides being awkward, it doesn't make sense, really. With the form of 'be' included, you have the passive voice, which makes the subject 'you' what someone hears. Then it fails to mean anything.
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DavkettWell, I can think of a type of instance where 'have been heard' would be, as far as I know, grammatically correct, as well as appropriate:

"I attended a controversial lecture the other day on Galileo's cannonball theory. I know you are a renowned physicist. Have you ever been heard on the subject?"

I think "on the subject" makes it correct, where "about it" isn't clear. You are right.