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.
See also: know
References in classic literature ?
Probably he knows someone in our department to whom he has recounted the story with additions.
Anyone who knows someone who fits this description should get in touch by emailing 60mmapplications@shiver.
Helen Davies, a learning support assistant at the college, said: "Everyone in the group knows someone whose baby has had to use the unit at some point, so it is something which is close to their hearts.
So why can you buy cider in the shops, but you have to know someone who knows someone before you can buy cannabis?
But maybe someone knows someone who has a line on free ink or something.
A pocket sized 143-page compendium that is easily carried, Hurricanes is a valuable survival guide and belongs on everyone's bookshelf who lives in hurricane territory--or who knows someone who lives in hurricane territory.
Everyone here knows someone who has had cancer," said Pamela Schuster, sales manager for Walters Homes, the home building division of the Walters Group, a multi-disciplined residential and commercial real estate organization in Barnegat, N.
If you are an avid knitter or, even more importantly, knows someone who can't live without knitting needle in hand, you must have AT KNIT'S END: MEDITATIONS FOR WOMEN WHO KNIT TOO MUCH.
Why the hell should you get to mince backstage and go through the band's personal belongings just cause yer daddy knows someone who knows someone and got your sorry arse on the guest list.
If you don't, you know someone who knows someone who took class with a European company and was then offered an audition.
We all love being of use and influential in our own way - whether it's serving up an extra portion of chips because we work in a restaurant or getting tickets via someone who knows someone for a match or concert.
Everyone knows someone who has become so attached to an animal that their bond negates the usual separation between species.
If a prospective student does not "know someone who knows someone who is studying music," then we have just lost another student from music study.
Nearly everyone here knows someone who has died from cancer or knows someone at the Myton Hospice.