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to know what someone or something means
to realize or understand something
to understand someone or something
to understand something that is complicated or unusual
if something falls or fits into place, you suddenly understand something that you previously have been unable to understand
to suddenly realize or understand something, usually in a way that improves your life
to understand something, often something that is not expressed directly
to have a natural ability to do or understand something
English version of thesaurus of to understand something
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
someone whose job is to make sure that players obey the rules in some sports, for example tennis,...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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