One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Used to indicate that what is being referred to is known to or understood by the listener.‘when in Rome, you know’
- 1.1 Used as a filler in conversation.‘oh well, you know, I was wondering if you had any jobs for me’
- ‘I fear it may take me some time to get back into, you know, writing, so bear with me.’
- ‘So it's been like a new music adventure for me now, you know, like starting all over again.’
- ‘There has to be a lot of open floor, a lot of room for people to jump up and dance, you know?’
- ‘Sometimes it's just really hard to tell people, you know, what you're feeling and stuff.’
- ‘Gosh, you know, that was one of the movies that I really, really wanted to do.’
- 1.1 Used as a filler in conversation.
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