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learn to know

[ probably a blending of learn and get to know, but cf. German kennenlernen (lit. learn to know) idem, possibly with Brit. dial. cognates] v. phr. to learn; to get to know: 1940 He jus' learnin' to know dese air raid signals (Dupuch 86). (Exuma, San Sal.)

 

[ probably a blending of learn and get to know, but cf. German kennenlernen (lit. learn to know) idem, possibly with Brit. dial. cognates] v. phr. to learn; to get to know: 1940 He jus' learnin' to know dese air raid signals (Dupuch 86). (Exuma, San Sal)

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Last update: 2010-11-01 20:19
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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