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know best

This page is about the collocation know best

collocation pattern: verb + adverb

Meaning

to know what the best thing to do is

For example

  • Your lawyer knows best, so just do whatever he tells you to do.

  • When it comes to choosing which sport to play, your kids know best so let them decide.

Quick Quiz

When deciding how to treat an illness, who usually knows best?

a. the patient

b. the doctor

c. the nurse

Contributor: Matt Errey