Meaning of “know what it is (like) to” in the English Dictionary

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"know what it is (like) to" in British English

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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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