know from
phrasal to have knowledge of <
didn't know from sibling rivalry — Penny Marshall
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • know from — phrasal : to have knowledge of didn t know from sibling rivalry Penny Marshall * * * ˈknow from [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they know from he/she/it knows from present participle …   Useful english dictionary

  • know from — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms know from : present tense I/you/we/they know from he/she/it knows from present participle knowing from past tense knew from past participle known from know someone/something from someone/something to recognize …   English dictionary

  • know from something — in. to know about something. (See also not know from nothing.) □ Do you know from timers, I mean how timers work? □ I don’t know from babies! Don’t ask me about feeding them! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • know from a bar of soap — verb To know well. After she won the lottery, Marge had long lost relatives who she didnt know from a bar of soap come up to her to ask for money …   Wiktionary

  • know from Adam — (not) know (someone) from Adam to have never met someone and not know anything about them. Why should I lend him money? I don t know him from Adam …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know from nothing — phrasal slang : to know nothing about something : be completely ignorant don t know from nothing Erskine Caldwell * * * informal be totally ignorant, either generally or concerning something in particular she shakes her head while you talk, as if …   Useful english dictionary

  • not know from nothing — in. to be stupid, innocent, and naive. (Usually with don’t, as in the examples. Always in the negative.) □ Tom don’t know from nothing. He is really dense. □ Don’t pay any attention to her. She don’t know from nothing …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • not know from Adam — (not) know (someone) from Adam to have never met someone and not know anything about them. Why should I lend him money? I don t know him from Adam …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know from Adam — not know (someone) from Adam see ↑know, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑Adam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Not to know from Adam — not to know (someone) at all …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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