Example sentences of "[that] [pers pn] know [Wh adv] [to-vb] " in BNC.

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1 I could n't wait to run home and tell my mother that I knew how to mix colours . ’
2 I 've got this watch with an alarm on it , so that I know when to take it .
3 ‘ It 's not that there are two Nigel Mansells , it 's just that I know when to compete and when to relax .
4 I 'm not sure that I know how to explain it to you . ’
5 You know , perhaps if you straightened up on the side , or made it a bit more symmetrical , so that I know how to improve it next time .
6 I 'm well educated and I 've got two children and I can manage pretty well , there 's a number of much more essential things that I know how to do , but I ca n't do those ones , and when they come up I feel like weeping myself sick . "
7 When he was engaged in writing The Cocktail Party , he was asked how long he would devote himself to the theatre rather than to poetry ; he replied , " Until I can convince people that I know how to write a popular play " .
8 I 'm er I 'm pretty clear what 's expected of me but not so certain that I know how to make it sufficiently interesting to achieve your undivided attention .
9 At this point Suor Eusebia intervened and told them that she knew how to open it .
10 She told herself , now again , that she knew how to handle Papa .
11 Just enough to make sure Okay , maybe not a difficult as that one was , just enough really to make sure that you knew how to do the calculations .
12 Every time you put some plant material in a book or press , you must have an efficient way of knowing the date on which you pressed those particular items , so that you know when to remove them .
13 If you know what your aims are ; if you make sure that you know how to memorise and recall ; if your reviews are effective , with good concentration , you may feel yourself well on the way to becoming a successful student with a bright future .
14 When children injure themselves , it is important that you know how to give the right first aid treatment , quickly , quietly and with lots of reassurance to the child .
15 Your forbearance is a weapon that you know how to use all too well . ’
16 Are you sure that you know how to use the Ctrl and Alt keys ?
17 How could I forget that you know how to do most things , short of open-heart surgery ? ’
18 We must assume that you know how to express yourself in sentences .
19 It is vital , therefore , that you know how to stretch properly and safely .
20 That 's right , and I think that erm , yes , there 's a notion that I find useful in talking to students that we all have a comfort zone , there are all things that we know about , that we know how to do and if anything comes up — I mean in business it might be accountancy , we do n't all know how to handle figures , and so that 's an area that we 've hived off in that area and we all know that when we do that we are , as it were , giving up a bit ; we 're saying ‘ well , I ca n't manage I just do n't have I ca n't do that , it 's not for me ’ .
21 If , as I have argued , it is normal and typical of human beings to have basic impulses to assist other creatures in distress , to find them appealing to view , and in some cases to enjoy their close proximity ( infants reach out naturally towards a puppy but get agitated by wasps or beetles ) , it does not follow that we know how to treat them .
22 But with any luck it will take them some time to realise that we know how to play it better than they do . ’
23 The media seem unwilling to publish anything that might challenge the certitude with which editors , politicians , judges and others insist that we know how to increase measurable intelligence or that test data ‘ prove ’ , to use The New York Times 's word , that a poor environment causes familial retardation .
24 Landlords say they 're keen to keep their customers , but they also want to make sure that they know when to stop drinking .
25 The school should ensure that students are well prepared for their Work Experience — that they know where to go and what is expected of them , and that they are confident to ask questions and get full benefit from the placement .
26 The great skill of Japanese and German manufacturers is that they know how to make things efficiently and well , which is what we are so bad at .
27 ‘ It assumes that he went round armed with a little pistol , or that he knew where to lay hands on one in the house . ’
28 To make sure that none of the macho details went to waste , the full , inside story of Washington 's awesome display of military prowess was entrusted to Steven Emerson of US News & World Report , who had shown in the past that he knew how to treat a government ‘ scoop ’ with respect , and who could be relied upon to resist the kind of sceptical impulse that sometimes afflicts reporters with a wider readership .
29 Huy knew something about papyrus , having spent most of his life writing on it , and had managed to convince the man that he knew how to make it , without giving away too much of his true background .
30 Gone are the days when guys thought it was girlie to be groomed , the new man of the 90's makes a noise about the fact that he knows how to look good and what 's more these guys now have more beautifying products than old socks !
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