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 ?
She had previously, in the anticipation of their marriage, been very apprehensive of losing her friend by it; but on being assured that he could have made no attempt of that nature, since he did not even know her to be in Bath, it immediately occurred, that something might be done in her favour by the influence of the woman he loved, and she had been hastily preparing to interest Anne's feelings, as far as the observances due to Mr Elliot's character would allow, when Anne's refutation of the supposed engagement changed the face of everything; and while it took from her the new-formed hope of succeeding in the object of her first anxiety, left her at least the comfort of telling the whole story her own way.
Or, if you're a Trekkie, you know her as a Klingon named Bu'kaH on Star Trek: Enterprise, complete with furrowed forehead and prosthetic teeth.
Etheridge: And they got to know her and form their own relationship with her.
I tore Sheila's dress, and I know her Mama beat her for that.
I couldn't see Grandma's face, but I know her nose was getting fluffed up.
That leads into the whole idea of the ghost figure and creating that sense of Bayou Teche and having to be kept hidden within the bayou, which makes her invisible to her culture as well as invisible to herself, because she doesn't know her historical roots.