Re: Weekly Vocab 6: to know
|From:||Camilla Drefvenborg <elmindreda@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 8, 2003, 19:49|
Andreas Johansson de ortekera:
> Quoting Camilla Drefvenborg <elmindreda@...>:
> > both can also be used in the sense of knowing how to use something, but
> > not in the same way.
> > veta hur man använder <något>
> > kunna använda <något>
> > both mean "know how to use <something>", but I cannot think of any
> > difference in meaning. the latter form is most often used, for
> > reasons of breivity.
> At least for me, these are distinct. The first doesn't necessarily imply
> anything more than the abstract knowledge of how the thing is to be used,
> the second implies the ability to use the thing in practice.
so they do, but I didn't realise that until I had sent it :)
point goes to Andreas.
"ana de esse limine ninda yastiar"