fully understand

This page is about the collocation fully understand

collocation pattern: adverb + verb


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.

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