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    know dancing

    Can one say
    a. I know dancing.

    My feeling is that the sentence is a bit odd.
    It seems to be saying that I have a lot of information about dancing (eg. I can tell if someone is a good dancer or I know different styles of dancing etc....). It is a bit like 'I know baseball'.... I am well-informed about dancing...

    I think even someone you can't dance but has a lot of knowledge about dancing could say that. That sentence does not imply that I can dance.

    Am I correct?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: know dancing

    You are correct.

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