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Select the correct meaning of the highlighted idioms about knowing and understanding in the following sentences.
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1. Tara 'knows' the system 'inside out'. (knows inside out)
knowing the system outside
knows every detail of the system
knows what’s inside the system
2. When it comes to geography, he certainly 'knows his stuff'.
He knows how to handle the materials
He knows what work he has to do
He has a very good knowledge of it.
3. That book title 'has a familiar ring to it'. I think I read it a long time ago.
something that have heard before
a ring made of precious metal
book belonging to a familiar person
4. I just met that man yesterday, but I 'can’t for the life of me' remember his name.
I’m not a fan of him
can’t wait to think about my life
can’t remember at all
5. Most doctors 'don’t have the foggiest idea' about migraines.
absolutely don’t know at all
don’t know about foggy
doctors never get migraines
6. I’m a bit 'out of touch' with computers these days.
don’t know how to use
lacking in latest developments
bit sluggish to work with
7. When we 'put two and two together', it was easy to see that those two students cheated on the exam.
ask them together about that event
concluded from the facts that were known
reconstruct the scene with them
8. You've 'got the wrong end of the stick'; he doesn't owe me money, I owe him!
owe him money along with the stick
persistently owed him money on the wrong side
an incorrect understanding of something
9. A: Have you ever heard of Jessica Meir? ; B: Hmm, the name 'doesn't ring a bell with me'.
something doesn’t seem familiar
doesn’t have any precious metal
worried of something happened bad
10. Let's ask Jeff – he 'knows' the security system 'like a book'. (knows something like a book)
knows what is given in that book
very knowledgeable about something
security system is like a book
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Idioms - Knowing and Understanding
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