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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “know/see where sb is coming from”

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know/see where sb is coming from

If you say to someone you know or see where they are coming from, you mean you understand why they have a particular opinion, often although you do not have that opinion.
明白/知道(某人)为什么会那样想
I could see where they were coming from when they started quoting the Bible at me.
当他们开始引用《圣经》时,我就明白他们为什么那样想了。
Understanding and comprehending
Translations of “know/see where sb is coming from”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明白/知道(某人)為甚麼會那樣想…
(Definition of know/see where sb is coming from from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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