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know the score

informal
to know all the important facts in a situation, especially the unpleasant ones: You know the score - no payment till after the article is published.
(Definition of know the score from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “know the score”
in Chinese (Simplified) 了解情况, (尤指)了解问题的症结…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞭解情況, (尤指)瞭解問題的癥結…
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