Do not take your knowledge

Untaught88

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Hi,

Is "Do not take your knowledge to the grave" correct?
 

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It's grammatically correct.
 

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What does it mean?
 

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Where did you find that sentence, Untaught?
 

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It's a strange sentence. What's the context?
 

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Hi,

Is "Do not take your knowledge to the grave" correct?
Yes. It's an admonishment to share what you have learned so that the knowledge persists after your death.
 

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I'd still like to hear back from Untaught.
 

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We should share what we have learnt, otherwise it's useless. Some people do not share their knowledge and one day they die. It is a piece of advice for them to share it and not to take it to your grave.
 
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emsr2d2

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Did you write it yourself or did you find it somewhere? If it's the latter, please tell us where and who wrote it.
 

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You could also encourage people not to keep their knowledge to themselves.
 

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This sentence is used in my language. I tried to translate it.
 

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I think the only similar natural phrase in English is "to take a secret to the grave" - which is usually held to be a good thing if you have promised someone to keep it.
 
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