May 25, 2007

know of

Posted in Idioms at 10:24 am by Feng

know of someone/something — to have information about someone or something [thefreedict]

On “Frasier”, Niles is chatting with a friend about a legendary connoisseur of wine tasting. When asked whether he knows the person, Niles replies: “I don’t know him. I just know of him.”

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