Meaning of “know better (than sb)” in the English Dictionary

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"know better (than sb)" in British English

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know better (than sb)

to know more than someone else because you have more experience and more skill:

They thought the painting was a fake, but Shackleton knew better.

(Definition of “know better (than sb)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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