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To Know: 懂,了解,明白,知道

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ID: QW0442 Intermediate

In this lesson, we take an in-depth look at 5 words that all roughly translate as "to know". Now we could just simplify your life and say they all basically mean the same thing, but instead, we're gonna bring a microscope into class and really see what the differences are between...

S: 懂,了解,明白,知道 & 这样啊 T: 懂,了解,明白,知道 & 這樣啊 P: dǒng, liǎojiě, míngbái, zhīdào & zhèyàng a

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cóng qiǎn dào shēn páiliè ,dàgài shì “zhīdào 、liǎojiě 、míngbai 、dǒng (dǒngde )
from shallow to deep, it's probably...
dǒng (dǒngde )
to understand
wǒ dǒng nǐ 。
I get you.
wǒ dǒng tā de yìsi 。
I get what he means.
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