Idioms and Expressions “Know” be in the know Definition: have inside knowledge about a situation Talk to Tim.

He's in the know. Are you in the know about the current crisis? know better Definition: have knowledge about how one should behave You know better than to do that! I wish he had acted differently. He certainly knew better! know-how Definition: understanding of how a task should be done I'd call technical support and ask someone with the know-how. Do you have the know-how to upgrade our servers? know the tricks of the trade Definition: possess the skills and knowledge to be successful in a particular task Let's ask Tom. He knows all the tricks of the trade. I think we need to bring in a specialist who knows the tricks of the trade. know one's ABCs Definition: to understand and be capable of doing the basics I don't think he should do this. He doesn't even know his ABCs. Do you know the ABCs of programming? know someone or something like a book Definition: completely understand someone or something She knows Jerry like a book. I think Peter knows the Johnson account like a book. Ask him. know someone by sight Definition: be able to recognize someone I know Peter by sight. I'll got to the airport. Do you know Mary by sight?

know something from memory Definition: have something memorized She knows the piece from memory. Can you sing "New York, New York" from memory? know something inside out Definition: have completely knowledge of something Susan is the expert. She's knows this stuff inside out. Let me do it. I know this inside out. know the ropes Definition: know how to do something We need to bring somebody in who knows the ropes. I've never used Linux so I really don't know the ropes of installation. know the score Definition: understand the facts about a situation I know the score. Don't try to fool me. Please stop making excuses. I know the score and I know you are to blame.

be in the know know better know-how know the tricks of the trade know one's ABCs know someone or something like a book know someone by sight know something from memory know something inside out

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