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English definition of “know what it is (like) to”

know what it is (like) to

to be familiar with how it feels to be or do something: She knows what it's like to go bankrupt - it happened to her 20 years ago.
(Definition of know what it is (like) to from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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