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before one knows it

Definition of before one knows it

  1. :  very quickly or soon <We'll be there before you know it.> <The game was over before I knew it.>



Word by Word Definitions

beforeplay
  1. :  in advance :  ahead

    :  at an earlier time

  1. :  forward of :  in front of

    :  in the presence of

    :  under the jurisdiction or consideration of

  1. :  earlier than the time that

    :  sooner or quicker than

    :  so that … do not

knowplay knows
  1. :  to perceive directly :  have direct cognition of

    :  to have understanding of

    :  to recognize the nature of :  discern

  1. :  knowledge


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