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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From auto shop classes to working for a local mechanic to owing his own auto parts store, Power knows one thing about Sun Valley.
Archilochus wrote that the fox knows many things, while the hedgehog knows one big thing.
Greek soldier-poet Archilochus: "The fox devises many strategies; the hedgehog knows one great and effective strategy.
That's the big difference between shooting a couple that knows one another versus hired models - they already have a working relationship," explains a New York & Company executive, recalling the shoot as one of the best he's ever overseen.
Holland's self-absorbed evil stepchild, a man who apparently knows one way to teach - by yelling, screaming, stomping, kicking, pouting, pushing and throwing tantrums.
She also drafted the Hart district to handle the donations - through a friend who knows one of the district's principals.
In the former, he ruminated on a line from the Greek poet Archilochus that says, ``The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.