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English to the Old English. 2014.

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  • know'um — Gullah Words know, knows, knew him, her, it, them …   English dialects glossary

  • know your stuff — informal phrase to know a lot about something and be able to use your knowledge If you have any questions, John really knows his stuff. Thesaurus: to know something or someonesynonym Main entry: stuff * * * know your stuff see …   Useful english dictionary

  • know no boundaries — phrase to not be limited by physical or imaginary boundaries Electronic information knows no boundaries. Thesaurus: to not limit something, or to not be limitedsynonym Main entry: boundary * * * know no boundaries 1 : to be capable of affecting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • know your way around — ◇ If you know your way around a place or thing, you are very familiar with it or are good at using or operating it. He knows his way around Boston. She really knows her way around a sailboat. [=she knows how to sail; she is a very good sailor]… …   Useful english dictionary

  • know — ► VERB (past knew; past part. known) 1) have knowledge of through observation, inquiry, or information. 2) be absolutely sure of something. 3) be familiar or friendly with. 4) have a good command of (a subject or language). 5) have personal… …   English terms dictionary

  • know best — phrase used for saying whose opinion is most important When it comes to toys, your child knows best. Thesaurus: to have an opinion or opinionssynonym Main entry: know * * * have better knowledge or more appropriate skills * * * know best (or know …   Useful english dictionary

  • know someone by name — know (someone) by name 1 : to know a person well enough to know the person s name She knows all of her customers by name. I took her to a restaurant where the owner knows me by name. The police know him …   Useful english dictionary

  • know by name — know (someone) by name 1 : to know a person well enough to know the person s name She knows all of her customers by name. I took her to a restaurant where the owner knows me by name. The police know him …   Useful english dictionary

  • know something backwards — know (something) backwards British & Australian, American if you know a subject or a piece of writing backwards, you know it very well. Ed knows the play backwards he s seen it eight or nine times. After 30 years in the business she knows it… …   New idioms dictionary

  • know backwards — know (something) backwards British & Australian, American if you know a subject or a piece of writing backwards, you know it very well. Ed knows the play backwards he s seen it eight or nine times. After 30 years in the business she knows it… …   New idioms dictionary

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