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    Default Know-expressions

    Hello,

    I'm wondering what the difference between "They know of it" and "They know about it" is?

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    Default Re: Know-expressions

    If you know of something, you have some basic knowledge, while when you know about something, you have more information.

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    Default Re: Know-expressions

    They know about it .

    means that we just know (they know about it) but we don't know how much they know about it .

    They know something of it .

    means that we know that (they know a part of it) but they don't know everything about it

    Last edited by Claire Redfield; 23-Sep-2005 at 13:41.

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