not know

not know(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to have no knowledge of)
a. no saber
It must be hard not knowing who your real parents are.Debe de ser difícil no saber quiénes son tus verdaderos padres.
2. (not to be acquainted with)
a. no conocer
We don't know many people in the neighborhood yet.Todavía no conocemos a muchos de los vecinos.
3. (not to understand)
a. no entender
I don't know how Josie can date someone who treats her so badly.No entiendo cómo Josie puede salir con alguien que la maltrate así.
4. (not to be certain of)
a. no saber
Not knowing if the disease is treatable must be very stressful.No saber si la enfermedad es curable tiene que ser muy estresante.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
5. (not to possess the relevant knowledge)
a. no saber
I don't know! Don't ask me!¡No lo sé! ¿A mí qué me preguntas?
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