know (someone)

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know (someone)

To have a familiarity with someone; to know who someone is. Such familiarity can range from close friendship to having only met someone once. Oh yeah, I know Mr. Meyers, he used to be my neighbor. He knew Vanessa long before she became a famous singer.
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References in classic literature ?
The Jury had each formed a different view(Long before the indictment was read), And they all spoke at once, so that none of them knew One word that the others had said.
The same dealer heard of me, and said he thought he knew one place where I should do well.
I knew one that, when he wrote a letter, he would put that, which was most material, in the postscript, as if it had been a by-matter.
But we know that he knew one thing, at least: that there is a god (or gods) who are not only capable of healing the sick but, if we are to believe the dying philosopher, of raising them from the dead--the ultimate cure for man's mortality
This was before the breakthroughs of Salk and Sabin, so most people knew one or more victims of the disease, and there was no mystery.
The woman knew one of her attackers, who were still on the loose Friday afternoon, and had been physically assaulted by one of them before, investigators said.
But he knew one big thing: that freedom is the defining value of mankind, and communism was its antithesis.
In the 1950s Hannibal was the quintessential small town where boys aspired to be school traffic monitors, local merchants ran the stores, and people knew one another.
In this wonderful reference tool for teaching children to see the larger canvas of African American art and poetic history, Rochelle touches on the fact that even those artists who knew one another didn't always agree about what it meant to be an African American artist.
They said Best Buy had relationships with two homebuilders that the company did not already work with when they knew one was Powell's key customer.
They were privileged and confidential things discussed that I never would have told Petrocelli or other members of the firm if I knew one day they would be representing someone against me.