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know of sb/sth

phrasal verb with know uk   /nəʊ/  us   /noʊ/ verb (knew, known)
B2 to have ​heard of someone or something and be ​able to give a ​smallamount of ​information about him, her, or it: Do you ​know of a good ​doctor?
(Definition of know of sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “know of sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 知道有,听说过…
in Chinese (Traditional) 知道有,聽說過…
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