know the feeling


: to understand how someone feels about something
"I could really use a vacation." "I know the feeling."

Examples of know the feeling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many runners know the feeling well — miles of training can feel sluggish and uninspiring. Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi, Discover Magazine, 4 Mar. 2024 Organizers with the statewide trail cam project known as Snapshot Wisconsin know the feeling. Paul Smith, Journal Sentinel, 21 Jan. 2024 Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills know the feeling all too well. John Wawrow, USA TODAY, 22 Jan. 2024 Plenty of us know the feeling of flipping on the TV or opening Instagram to jolt our attention or calm our nerves. Tatum Hunter, Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2023 Model or not, many Black women know the feeling of how their hair can have an impact on their employment prospects and fashion isn’t exempt from this. Bashirat Oladele,, 2 Aug. 2023 Ex-New Yorkers who have come to South Florida since then know the feeling. Sun Sentinel, 22 Sep. 2022 Only a few transfers who participated in a bowl game at their previous school know the feeling. oregonlive, 5 Dec. 2021 Most writers, or really most people who have to write, know the feeling of a mind gone blank. WIRED, 2 Dec. 2022

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“Know the feeling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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