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How do you say“我知道他,但我不认识他” in English? 汉语里知道和认识是两个不同的词,但英语里好像都是用“know”。那么下面这两句话怎么用英文表达呢? 1、我知道他(我们一个学校的),但我不认识他。 2、我认识他,但不怎么熟。
Aug 8, 2018 6:33 AM
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I think we use know for either, but use it as a comparison with something more definitive. Examples; 1. I know him (we are a school), but I don't really know him. 1. I recognise him, but I don't really know him. 1. I know him by sight, but I don't really know him. 1. I know of him, but I don't know him. <-- more distant 2. I know him, but I am not very familiar with him. 2. I know of him, but I am not very familiar with him. <-- more distant 2. I know him, but we're not buddies. 2. I know him, but we're not friends.
August 8, 2018
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