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)?
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: The verb "to know" is irregular: know/knew/known.
US: I know you love to conjugate verbs.

Examples

  • "Susie : I know."
  • "Know what I mean, Petey?"
  • "Do you know what I saw?"
  • "I know I'm dying."
  • "Of course you know Marie Theresa, the mother of the bride."
  • "Everybody knows I'm dying."
  • "the thing, down at the airport, with the you know."
  • "I should have known!"
  • "Fat Face Sal : You know."
  • "Susie : How did I know that there was something strange happening with Bruno?"

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