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English definition of “know the score”

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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.
Translations of “know the score”
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞭解情況, (尤指)瞭解問題的癥結…
in Chinese (Simplified) 了解情况, (尤指)了解问题的症结…
(Definition of know the score from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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