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"I know it" is a phrase which is often translated as "lo sé", and "know" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "saber". Learn more about the difference between "I know it" and "know" below.
I know it(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (to possess knowledge or skills)
a. lo sé
Were you asking if someone has the code for the lock? I know it.¿Estuviste preguntando si alguien sepa el código para la cerradura? Lo sé.
2. (to be acquainted with)
a. lo conozco
This is the right route home. I know it.Ésto es el camino correcto hacia nuestra casa. Lo conozco.
3. (to understand)
a. lo entiendo
Mom gets angry when she feels misunderstood. I know it.Mi madre está enojada cuando siente que sus palabras sean malentendidas. Lo entiendo.
4. (to recognize)
a. lo reconozco
I haven't heard that song in years, but I know it.No he oído esa canción hace años, pero la reconozco.
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know(
no
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to possess knowledge of or skills in)
a. saber
Do you know when the next bus is leaving?¿Sabes a qué hora sale el próximo autobús?
He knows French, Spanish, and German.Sabe francés, español y alemán.
2. (to be acquainted with)
a. conocer
I know her from school, but we're not really friends.La conozco de la escuela, pero realmente no somos amigos.
3. (to understand)
a. entender
I don't know how you can treat her like that.No entiendo cómo puedes tratarla así.
4. (to recognize)
a. reconocer
I knew him just by hearing his voice.Lo reconocí tan solo de escuchar su voz.
5. (to be certain of)
a. saber
I don't know if you should walk home so late.No sé si deberías caminar sola a tu casa a esta hora.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to possess knowledge)
a. saber
Is today Tuesday? - I don't know.¿Hoy es martes? - No lo sé.
7. (to be certain)
a. saber
Did I leave the keys on the table? - I don't know.¿Dejé las llaves sobre la mesa? - No sé.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
8. (to have memorized)
a. saberse
Do you know the alphabet yet?¿Ya te sabes el abecedario?
He knows a lot about the American Civil War.Se sabe mucho de la guerra civil estadounidense.
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