He knows a lot about the history of the town.
Do you know the answer?
I don't know her name.
Do you know what time it is?
I don't know the words to that song.
They knew a good deal about the problem.
She knows the rules of the game.
If you want the answer, ask someone who knows.
I don't know much about art, but I know what I like.
She knows that many people will not believe her. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Say, anybody know what that Herbstreit fellow is doing nowadays?
Eddie Timanus, USA TODAY, 25 Nov. 2022 The volume of water their company’s shares give them varies from year to year, but Reese doesn’t know exactly how much water floods their fields.
Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Nov. 2022 People have lost their homes and don't know where to go.
Lauren Huff, EW.com, 24 Nov. 2022 Others simply did not know where to place it in the standard repertoire of American behavior.
M.j. Andersen, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Nov. 2022 The store was open at the time, but Mr. Solesky didn’t know how many shoppers were inside or whether the gunman was working.
Alex Brandon, The Christian Science Monitor, 23 Nov. 2022 Finally decided to get an IP but don’t know where to start?
Tiffany Hopkins, Bon Appétit, 23 Nov. 2022 Police have not released descriptions for the multiple suspects, and Podany said officials did not yet know exactly how many were involved in the home-invasion robbery.
Grace Tooheystaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 23 Nov. 2022 Here's what to know about the outbreak, why these rare cases occur and how Americans can protect themselves against the virus.
Eli Cahan, ABC News, 23 Nov. 2022
Those in the know, however, come here for a longer stay.
Joe Minihane, CNN, 8 Nov. 2022 While the announcement of the show's conclusion took fans by surprise in March, a source told PEOPLE at the time, the decision was no shock to those in the know.
Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 3 Nov. 2022 Employees laud their company for keeping them in the know — whether about the signing of a new client, the latest on benefits or the status of MarketDial’s overall goals.
Alixel Cabrera, The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Oct. 2022 While KiNK may not yet be a massive name in the States, the Bulgarian producer is revered by those in the know.
Katie Bain, Billboard, 28 Oct. 2022 For those still not in the know, the meme in question comes from an HBO promo video of D'Arcy and Cooke asking each other questions written on mini scrolls in a dragon egg bowl.
Nick Romano, EW.com, 21 Oct. 2022 For those in the know, these deceptively simple appliances are a god-send for household cleaning.
Mike Richard, Men's Health, 17 Oct. 2022 But tucked away is a greater culinary treasure coveted by bar-food fans in the know.Fox News, 12 Oct. 2022 What’s Next: Be sure to stay in the know until the application is ready.
Kori Hale, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2022 See More
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Verb and Noun
Middle English, from Old English cnāwan; akin to Old High German bichnāan to recognize, Latin gnoscere, noscere to come to know, Greek gignōskein