not know one's own strength

Definition of not know one's own strength

  1. :  to not realize how strong one really is He didn't mean to knock you down; he just doesn't know his own strength.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to have understanding of

    :  to recognize the nature of :  discern

  1. :  knowledge

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

strengthplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being strong :  capacity for exertion or endurance

    :  power to resist force :  solidity, toughness

    :  power of resisting attack :  impregnability


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