Übersetzung von “know” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

know

verbknow /noʊ/ ( pt knew pp known )
transitive-intransitive to understand or have knowledge of sth
connaître , savoir

Do you know his address?
Connaissez-vous son adresse ?

"When's her birthday?" "I don't know".
"Quand tombe son anniversaire ?" "Je ne sais pas."

We've known about it for two weeks.
Nous le savons depuis deux semaines.
know why/where/when etc.
savoir pourquoi/où/quand etc.

No one knows how they managed to open the door.
Personne ne sait comment ils ont réussi à ouvrir la porte.
how should I know
spoken indicates annoyance when sb asks you sth
est-ce que je sais

"Where are the car keys?" "How should I know!"
"Où sont les clés de la voiture ?" "Est-ce que je sais !"
transitive to be aware of what sb or sth is like
connaître , savoir

We don't know him very well.
Nous ne le connaissons pas bien.

I know that road well.
Je connais bien cette route.

I wanted to know what life in another country was like.
Je voulais savoir à quoi ressemblait la vie dans un autre pays.
get to know
to gradually learn
apprendre à connaître

Getting to know everyone here has been a real pleasure.
Faire plus ample connaissance avec chacun a été un réel plaisir.
know sth like the back of your hand
to know sth well
connaître qqch comme sa poche

He knows the city like the back of his hand.
Il connaît la ville comme sa poche.
transitive to have the skills and knowledge to do sth
savoir

Do you know how to cook?
Savez-vous cuisiner ?
transitive to be sure about sth
être sûr/-sûre

We knew that it was going to be a tense meeting.
Nous étions sûrs que ce serait une réunion tendue.
known as
(of a person or place) called a particular name
connu/-ue sous le nom de

As a kid he was known as "Tricky."
Enfant, il était connu sous le nom de "Tricky".
known for
remembered because of
connu/-ue pour

a photographer best known for his shocking images of war
un photographe mieux connu pour ses images de guerre choquantes
I know
indicates agreement or sympathy
je sais

"It's way too hot in here." "I know."
"Il faisait trop chaud ici à l'intérieur." "Je sais."

I know you didn't want to do this, so thanks.
Je sais que tu ne voulais pas faire ça ; aussi, merci.
indicates you have an idea
je sais

I know, let's go to the zoo this afternoon.
Je sais, allons au zoo cet après-midi.
indicates agreement or sympathy
je sais

"It's way too hot in here." "I know."
"Il faisait trop chaud ici à l'intérieur." "Je sais."

I know you didn't want to do this, so thanks.
Je sais que tu ne voulais pas faire ça ; aussi, merci.
indicates you have an idea
je sais

I know, let's go to the zoo this afternoon.
Je sais, allons au zoo cet après-midi.
know better
to be sensible enough to be aware that sth is wrong
faire preuve de bon sens

Ben's old enough to know better.
Ben est assez âgé pour faire preuve de bon sens.
to know sb is not being truthful or is not correct
savoir que tel ne serait pas le cas

She said it'd take an hour to get there, but I knew better.
Elle a dit que cela prendrait une heure pour venir ici mais je savais que tel ne serait pas le cas.
to be sensible enough to be aware that sth is wrong
faire preuve de bon sens

Ben's old enough to know better.
Ben est assez âgé pour faire preuve de bon sens.
to know sb is not being truthful or is not correct
savoir que tel ne serait pas le cas

She said it'd take an hour to get there, but I knew better.
Elle a dit que cela prendrait une heure pour venir ici mais je savais que tel ne serait pas le cas.
you know
emphasizes what you are saying
tu sais / vous savez bien

You know you really should try to help her.
Tu sais bien que tu devrais vraiment essayer de l'aider.
used when you are considering what to say next
disons

Well, it could be, you know, difficult.
Eh bien, ce pourrait être, disons, difficile.
emphasizes what you are saying
tu sais / vous savez bien

You know you really should try to help her.
Tu sais bien que tu devrais vraiment essayer de l'aider.
used when you are considering what to say next
disons

Well, it could be, you know, difficult.
Eh bien, ce pourrait être, disons, difficile.
you never know
spoken emphasizes you think sth could be possible
sait-on jamais

I don't think they're coming but you never know.
Je ne pense pas qu'ils viennent mais sait-on jamais.

know of

verb phrasalknow of [ ˈnoʊ ˌʌv, əv ]
to know about
savoir , connaître

We know of three people who were with him that night.
Nous savons que trois personnes étaient avec lui cette nuit-là.

know

nounknow /noʊ/
in the know
having information about sth other people do not know about
dans la confidence

employees who were in the know
des employés qui étaient dans la confidence

(Übersetzung von “know” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

know

verb /nəu/ (past tense knew /njuː/, past participle known)

to be aware of or to have been informed about

savoir, connaître
He thinks he knows everything
I know he is at home because his car is in the drive
He knows all about it
I know of no reason why you cannot go.

to have learned and to remember

savoir, connaître
He knows a lot of poetry.

to be aware of the identity of; to be friendly with

connaître
I know Mrs Taylor – she lives near me.

to (be able to) recognize or identify

reconnaître
You would hardly know her now – she has become very thin
He knows a good car when he sees one.
knowing adjective

showing secret understanding

entendu
She gave him a knowing look.
knowingly adverb

in a knowing manner

d’un air entendu
She smiled knowingly.

deliberately or on purpose

sciemment
He would not knowingly insult her.
know-all noun

an unkind name for a person who thinks he knows everything

un(e) je-sais-tout
He had a reputation for being a bit of a know-all.
know-how noun

the practical knowledge and skill to deal with something

connaissances techniques
She has acquired a lot of know-how about cars.
in the know

having information possessed only by a small group of people

au courant
People in the know tell me that she is the most likely person to get the job.
know backwards

to know extremely well or perfectly

savoir sur le bout des doigts
He knows his history backwards.
know better

to be too wise or well-taught (to do something)

bien se garder de
She should know better at her age!
He should have known better than to trust them.
know how to

to have learned the way to

savoir
She already knew how to read when she went to school.
know the ropes

to understand the detail and procedure of a job etc.

connaître les ficelles
It’ll take you a while to get to know the ropes.

(Übersetzung von “know” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)