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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I got to know them through that festival and then, seeing them again through conferences, they became kind of an extended family.
Michaels giggles] You would know them--but you don't really know them.
And Jesus says: My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.
Ask your friends or his friends (if you know them well).
As a guide in the primitive lake regions of the Hudson's Bay watershed, I have lived with men from every walk of life, have learned to know them more intimately than their closest friends at home, their dreams, their hopes, their aspirations.
Slowly] Yes, I suspected that there were a couple of people in town who were in the same boat as I was, but I didn't know them particularly well.