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
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He knew someone had made me suffer, of course he doesn't know it was you, and I don't know what I should have done without him.
I knew someone who received that sacrament seven times.
23-27 poll also showed that almost half of those who knew someone summoned by the police say none or not all of them are drug addicts or pushers.
They knew who he was - they knew someone had got to him.
Further, a South African study found that changes in behavior were greatest among those who knew someone who had died of AIDS (21).
10% of those asked knew someone using medical marijuana or used it themselves
The survey showed that 47 per cent of motorists knew someone who drank and drove and that 67 per cent would "shop" such people to the police if they had consumed enough alcohol to put them far in excess of the legal limit.
Half the girls said they knew someone who had suffered depression.
When it came to mental health half said they knew someone who had suffered depression and two-fifths knew someone who had self-harmed.
In September, 12% of consumers said they knew someone who had filed for bankruptcy or who had experienced a foreclosure during the past three months.
She woke up when she heard screaming and knew someone had grabbed the wheel.
More than half of the responders reported they knew someone who sold prescription stimulants illegally.
Another particularly distressing survey finding is that nearly one-half of the respondents who knew someone submitting a claim for an amount higher than the actual loss said that a doctor, auto body shop, insurance appraiser or other third party was involved in the fraud.
Some 86 per cent of the 1001 15-21-year-olds surveyed knew someone who had experienced a mental health problem.
Some 86% of the 1001 15-21-year-olds surveyed knew someone who had experienced a mental health problem.