fully understand

This page is about the collocation fully understand

collocation pattern: adverb + verb

Meaning

to understand the full meaning or importance of something

For example

  • I don't think they fully understand the seriousness of the problem.

  • They hadn't fully understood the extent of the flood damage until they'd flown over the area.

Note:
Related collocations include "fully appreciate", "fully comprehend" and "be fully aware of"

Quick Quiz

To fully understand what it's like to be homeless, you have to

a. see a film about homelessness

b. talk to a homeless person

c. be homeless for a while

Contributor: Matt Errey