Knowledge & Understanding - Understanding

Discover how English idioms like "light bulb moment" and "read between the lines" relate to understanding in English.







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English idioms related to Knowledge & Understanding
to know a hawk from a handsaw

to be able to show or recognize a difference between two individuals or things

open book

a person or a thing that is easy to understand or predict

to read sb like a book

to be able to easily understand what someone is thinking about or what their intention is

to get to the heart of sth

to discover or determine the underlying cause of something, particularly an issue

to read between the lines

to get an understanding of what someone's true intention is or how they feel based on what they say or write

head trip

an experience that is as very thrilling and memorable

to drum sth into one's head

to frequently repeat something to someone so that they finally learn or memorize it

quick off the mark

reacting quickly or immediately to an opportunity or situation

in words of one syllable

in a tone or manner that can be understood by many

the scales fall from one's eyes

to suddenly realize the truth about a situation

light bulb moment

a moment when a good idea or solution comes to one's mind

to shed light on sth

to provide clarification, understanding, or insight into a topic, situation, or problem

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