know from
phrasal to have knowledge of <
didn't know from sibling rivalry — Penny Marshall
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • not to know from adam — Australian Slang not to know (someone) at all …   English dialects glossary

  • know — 1 verb past tense knew, past participle known INFORMATION 1 (intransitive, transitive not in progressive) to have information about something: Who knows the answer? | Do you happen to know the time? | When are they arriving? Maybe Mrs. Mott knows …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • know — [c]/noʊ / (say noh) verb (knew, known, knowing) –verb (t) 1. to perceive or understand as fact or truth, or apprehend with clearness and certainty. 2. to have fixed in the mind or memory: to know a poem by heart. 3. to be cognisant or aware of;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • know — {{11}}know (n.) inside information (as in in the know), 1883; earlier fact of knowing (1590s), from KNOW (Cf. know) (v.). {{12}}know (v.) O.E. cnawan (class VII strong verb; past tense cneow, pp. cnawen), to know, perceive; acknowledge, declare,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • know — I UK [nəʊ] / US [noʊ] verb [never progressive] Word forms know : present tense I/you/we/they know he/she/it knows present participle knowing past tense knew UK [njuː] / US [nu] past participle known UK [nəʊn] / US [noʊn] *** Ways of saying I don… …   English dictionary

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