Example sentences of "[that] i knew [adv] " in BNC.

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1 As noon approached John adopted a behaviour pattern that I knew well : stretching , scratching , complacently sighing .
2 For what is being suggested is that I knew today and not yesterday , despite the fact that there was no difference between the two days that I could tell at the time .
3 I was glad that I knew exactly where Nigel was .
4 When I tried it , it was so beautiful that I knew exactly why people keep doing it .
5 It became clear from talking to parents that I had to see how what they said actually hooked up with their experience , the fine detail of it , and not to assume that I knew exactly what kind of lived experience lay behind a familiar form of words .
6 I wanted to tell him calmly that I knew perfectly well that it was absurd and quite understood the point of his questions .
7 Or through people that I knew before .
8 It is an autumnal sign and one in which the ‘ balance ’ might be tipped one way or another , and in sexuality could hover between male and female , with one sexual scale dipping then the other rising obediently and almost passively , distantly , independently , in an alternation of identities and desires that I knew so well .
9 The nose and beard also seemed to imply , to produce , to secrete constantly a certain kind of mind which had nothing to do with the intelligence diffused throughout the books , books that I knew so intimately , and which were permeated by a gentle and God-like wisdom . ’
10 I 'd study too , so that I knew more about everything than the cleverest professors .
11 Irina had the idea that I knew certainly as much of the truth behind the events as anyone and possibly more .
12 And this means that if on the same grounds I claim today to know that it will rain in the afternoon , I must continue to assert that I knew yesterday that it would rain that afternoon ( in the teeth of the evidence ) .
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