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Turkish translation of “know”

know

verb
 
 
/nəʊ/ (past tense knew, past participle known)
HAVE INFORMATION [I, T] A1 to have knowledge or information about something in your mind
bilmek
"How old is she?" "I don't know." Andrew knows a lot about computers. [+ question word] Do you know where the station is? [+ (that)] He knew that she was lying.Knowledge and awareness
BE FAMILIAR WITH [T] B1 to be familiar with a person, place, or thing because you have met them, been there, used it, etc before
bilmek, görmüş/duymuş/bulunmuş/karşılaşmış olmak
I've known Tim since primary school. I grew up in Brussels so I know it well. Since moving to London, I've got to know (= become familiar with) some nice people.Knowledge and awareness
BE ABLE [T] A2 to be able to do something
anlamak, bilmek, yapabilmek
[+ question word] Do you know how to ski? I only know (= understand and speak) a little Spanish.Skill, talent and ability
let sb know A2 to tell someone something
haber vermek, bildirmek, bilgilendirmek
Let me know if you're going to the party.Announcing, informing and stating
GUESS CORRECTLY [T] to guess something correctly
doğru tahminde bulunmak, doğru bilmek
I knew she'd arrive late. I should have known he wouldn't come.Guesses and assumptionsKnowledge and awareness
UNDERSTAND [I, T] to understand and agree with someone
anlayıp/bilip hak vermek, anlamak, kavramak ve hak vermek, demek istediğini anlamak
I know what you mean about Pete - I wouldn't trust him at all.Words and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance
be known as sth B1 to be called something
öyle bilinmek, anılmak, çağırılmak, ...ile tanınmak; ...olarak da bilinmek
California is also known as the Sunshine State.Names and titles
have known sth to have had experience of something
bilmişliği/görmüşlüğü olmak, daha önceden deneyimi olmak
I've never known the weather be so hot.Experiencing and suffering
know better (than to do sth) B2 to have the intelligence or judgment not to do something
biliyor olmalıydı, bilmiş olmalı, bilmeli
She should have known better than to eat so much. No wonder she feels sick now.Wise and sensible
I know used when you agree with something someone has just said
'doğru söylüyorsun!', 'Biliyorum!', 'Haklısın!'
"It's a lovely day, isn't it?" "I know - let's hope it lasts."Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalWords and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance
used when you have an idea
'Biliyorum!', 'Ben biliyorum!', 'Bana güvenin!'
I know - let's go to Helen's house.Inspiration and inspiring
you know used to emphasize that someone does know what you are referring to
'Bildiğiniz gibi', 'Siz de biliyorsunuz ki...'
You know, he's the one with curly hair.InterjectionsSounds used as interjections
something that you say while you are thinking what to say next
'Eee...', 'Biliyorsunuz ...'
It's, you know, supposed to be a surprise.InterjectionsSounds used as interjections
B1 used to emphasize what you are saying
'Bilirsiniz', 'Herkesin de bildiği gibi'
I'm not an idiot, you know.InterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsIntensifying expressions
as far as I know B2 used to say that you think something is true, but cannot be sure
'Bildiğim/bilebildiğim kadarıyla...'
As far as I know, he's never been in prison.Knowledge and awarenessUncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
you never know used to say that something could be possible although it does not seem likely
'Asla bilemezsin...!', 'Asla tahmin bile edemezsin...!', 'Kimse bilemez...!', 'Yine de belli olmaz...!'
You never know - you might win the lottery.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
before you know it very soon
çok yakında, kimsenin haberi olmadan
We'll be there before you know it. → See also know sth inside out, learn/know the ropes, know your stuffIn the future and soon
(Definition of know verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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