don't you know me better than that! definition, don't you know me better than that! meaning | English dictionary

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know

  

      vb   , knows, knowing, knew   , known   mainly tr  
1    also intr; may take a clause as object   to be or feel certain of the truth or accuracy of (a fact, etc.)  
2    to be acquainted or familiar with  
she's known him five years     
3    to have a familiarity or grasp of, as through study or experience  
he knows French     
4    also intr; may take a clause as object   to understand, be aware of, or perceive (facts, etc.)  
he knows the answer now     
5    foll by: how   to be sure or aware of (how to be or do something)  
6    to experience, esp. deeply  
to know poverty     
7    to be intelligent, informed, or sensible enough (to do something)  
she knew not to go home yet     
8    may take a clause as object   to be able to distinguish or discriminate  
9    Archaic   to have sexual intercourse with  
10    I know what   I have an idea  
11    know what's what   to know how one thing or things in general work  
12    you know  
Informal   a parenthetical filler phrase used to make a pause in speaking or add slight emphasis to a statement  
13    you never know   things are uncertain  
      n  
14    in the know  
Informal   aware or informed  
     (Old English gecnawan; related to Old Norse kna I can, Latin noscere to come to know)  
  knowable      adj  
  knower      n  


don't know  
      n   a person who has not reached a definite opinion on a subject, esp. as a response to a questionnaire  
know-all  
      n  
Informal, disparaging   a person who pretends or appears to know a great deal  
know-how  
      n  
Informal  
1    ingenuity, aptitude, or skill; knack  
2    commercial and saleable knowledge of how to do a particular thing; experience  
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exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
çà ne me dit pas grand_chose
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
adj.
relative to people who are attached but don't want to be too intimate with someone on whom they are dependent
psychology
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
n.
çà m'est égal
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
n.
les bons comptes font les bons amis
n.
çà ne me dit rien
n.
c'est quelque chose qui ne se voit pas tous les jours
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
n.
bonne renommée vaut mieux que ceinture dorée
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
n.
çà me prend la tête
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
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