you know

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Expression
you know

  1. You use you know in speaking to emphasize something.
    I don't like it when you do that, you know.
  2. You use you know in speaking to check whether someone understands your viewpoint.
    So I felt pretty bad, you know?
    Mom, where's my red dress? You know, the new one.
  3. You use you know in speaking to show that you're still thinking about what to say.
    So yesterday, I was, um, you know, well, there was this problem, OK.

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