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know best

C2 to be the most suitable person to have responsibility and make important decisions: When it comes to dealing with my own son, I think I know best.
Translations of “know best”
in Chinese (Traditional) 最適合承擔責任和作決定, 最具權威, 最懂得…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最适合承担责任和作决定, 最具权威, 最懂得…
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