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conocer

Translation of conocer in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 3 3.1 (por primera vez)
    (persona)
    quiero que conozcas a mis padres
    I want you to meet my parents
    3.2 (aprender cómo es)
    (persona/ciudad)
    to get to know
    quiere viajar y conocer mundo
    she wants to travel and see the world
    es la mejor manera de conocer la ciudad
    it's the best way to get to know the city
    me encantaría conocer tu país
    I'd love to visit your country
    más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer
    better the devil you know than the devil you don't
    3.3dar a conocer [formal]
    (noticia/resultado)
    (identidad/intenciones)
    todavía no se han dado a conocer los resultados
    the results have still not been announced o released
    estuvo allí pero no se dio a conocer
    he was there but he didn't tell people who he was o but he didn't make himself known
    el libro que lo dio a conocer como poeta
    the book which established his reputation as a poet
  • 5 (experimentar) See examples: una de las peores crisis que ha conocido el país
    one of the worst crises the country has known
    una industria que ha conocido un desarrollo desigual
    an industry which has undergone a period of uneven development
    la primera revolución de las que conocería el siglo veinte
    the first revolution that the twentieth century was to see
  • 6 (impersonal) (notar) See examples: se conoce que no están en casa
    they're obviously not at home
    se conoce que ya llevaba algún tiempo enfermo
    apparently he'd been ill for some time
    se conoce que ha estado llorando
    you can tell o see he's been crying

verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (saber) See examples:conocer de algo
    to know about something
    conoce del tema
    she knows about the subject
  • 2 (Derecho)conocer de or en una causa/un caso
    to try a case

also: conocerse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (reflexivo) 2.1 (llegar a saber cómo se es)
    to get to know oneself
    2.2 (a uno mismo)
    to know oneself
    know what one is like
Example sentences
  • El resultado se dará a conocer hoy.
  • Todos los niños y niñas deben conocer sus derechos.
  • Por favor visite el link inferior para conocer más detalles.

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