Know

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Definition

to know: to be familiar with, to possess knowledge of, to understand
verb
I don't know him. I have not met him, I am not familiar with him.
I know how to swim. I can swim.

This is an irregular verb:
I know / I knew / I have known

known: recognized, familiar, famous, renowned
adjective
well-known widely-recognized, familiar, renowned

(What do you) know about (skiing)?: (What) can you tell me about (skiing)?
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Pronunciation examples
UK: The verb 'to know' is irregular: know/knew/known.
US: I know you love to conjugate verbs.
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Examples

  • "Edward : Yeah, I know what you mean, there's something about his walk."
  • "I don't know who should win."
  • "You know, you guys are hired."
  • "Jean : Yes Brian, I know."
  • "Jean : I know."
  • "Sure, I didn't know you were gone, but that doesn't mean I didn't miss you."
  • "I know you don't care too much"
  • "I'm looking for you, I'm looking for you, don't know where to go, don't know what to do."
  • "First of all, you'll be happy to know that despite Bruno's absence, our shareholders still have confidence in us."

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