you know (2)INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase you know (2)
You can say this at any point in a sentence if you need time to think before going on.
- "What's it like singing in a choir?"
"Well, it's like you're, you know, part of the music or something. It's hard to explain."
- "Would you like to live forever?"
"I guess so. But it's sort of, you know, scary or whatever. The thought of it never ending, I mean."
If someone says "you know" slowly in the middle of a sentence, they're probably
Contributor: Matt Errey