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Definitions of Knew

  1.   Past tense of KNOW.
  2.   Imp. Of KNOW, v.
  3.   Of to know.
  4.   Did know.
  5.   Of know, which see.
  6.   of Know.

Quotes of Knew

  1. I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen. – Alan Alda
  2. I knew I wasn't a baseball writer. I was scared to death. I really was afraid to talk to players, and I didn't want to go into the press box because I thought I was faking it. – Roger Angell
  3. It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it. – Bille August
  4. I have a stepladder. It's a very nice stepladder but it's sad that I never knew my real ladder. – Craig Charles
  5. When I was 12 years old, someone took me to see Martha Graham. It was nothing like what I thought of as serious dancing and even then I knew I was having a great experience. It was as if somebody was moving through space like no one ever did before. – Leslie Fiedler
  6. Personally, I'd never seen a graphic novel. I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent people really rate the graphic novel as a form. – Stephen Fry
  7. Going from Flip to Kev, obviously you don't want to see someone ever lose their job. For me it's probably a little more difficult, because other than Bill Blair, Flip is all I knew – Kevin Garnett
  8. I've had to deal with everything but everyone has helped me, including Sir Alex Ferguson, to get through. George Best was a good friend of mine. We loved each other, we both knew where we were coming from. – Paul Gascoigne
  9. Bill Astor knew these papers were missing. Stephen showed his hand in October. – Christine Keeler
  10. If you knew how meat was made, you'd probably lose your lunch. – K. D. Lang
  11. The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong. – David Letterman
  12. Fabio kept asking me out, but I knew we'd never get his ego through the door. – Lorna Luft
  13. We were always surrounded by people who knew us very well and cared about us. – Mary-Kate Olsen
  14. Martin Luther King Jr., recognized bias when he saw it, knew what he was talking about. – Jack Schwartz
  15. And for well over a hundred years our politicians, statesmen, and people remembered that this was a republic, not a democracy, and knew what they meant when they made that distinction. – Robert Welch

Usage examples for Knew

  1. “ I knew where I was. ” – Waiting for Daylight by Henry Major Tomlinson
  2. Not that I knew of. ” – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  3. “ " Of course he knew was the reply. ” – Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam by G. Harvey Ralphson
  4. Then he knew it! ” – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  5. And I knew that you could save him! ” – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  6. “ No one knew it, of course. ” – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  7. “ I knew of course, that it couldn't be. ” – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  8. “ " I never knew it," Roger said. ” – His Family by Ernest Poole
  9. It was the only life he knew – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  10. And you knew it." ” – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  11. If you knew how I ... ” – The Beggar Man by Ruby Mildred Ayres
  12. But when she spoke, they all knew that she spoke of what was to be. ” – Fairies and Folk of Ireland by William Henry Frost
  13. But it was not very well, and I knew it. ” – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. So I thought of this way- as I knew you must come out here. ” – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  15. “ " You had but to ask, and you knew I would be here," he said. ” – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
  16. And I knew what I knew – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  17. And you know very well that I knew nothing about it. ” – Fruits of Culture by Leo Tolstoy
  18. You knew about it! ” – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  19. “ I thought he knew better! ” – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  20. “ I knew right away by the questions that it was the one I'd have to try. ” – Marjorie Dean, High School Junior by Pauline Lester

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