know about (someone or something)

know about (someone or something)

1. To be knowledgeable about, familiar with, or skilled at something. Sarah knows about all that tech stuff, you should ask her to help you set the computer up. I knew a bit about plumbing, so I was able to fix the problem myself.
2. To be aware of someone or something. Martha, I know about the man you've been seeing. I want a divorce. The boss already knows about the issue and is sending someone to fix it now.
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know about someone or something

to have information or expertise about someone or something. I know about John and what he does. I know about cars, but I can't fix this one!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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