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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126963: Vocabulary: knowledge
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    Vocabulary: knowledge

    When it's aiming at the right things, INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY can lead to KNOWLEDGE


    and even to thorough RESEARCH; the more we know about a subject, the more we want to know, and the more research we want to do...

    Then you can build up a real expertise in different fields. 




     A subject/ a topic 
     Cognitive science 
     Omniscient/ omniscience                           
     Study/ to study 

     A detailed study/ an in-depth study

     To do research into 
     A researcher 

     To discover sth/ To find out that/ sth                                                                                                 

      A discovery       
     To learn sth about sth/ sb                                       



         It occurred to me that...                                              To repeat parrot-fashion


    - To come to mind/ to spring to mind

    - It occurred to him that... 

    - To learn something by heart

    - To learn something by rote

    - To repeat something parrot-fashion

    - To master a subject

    - To be self-taught

    - As far as I know.../ as far as I can tell...




      : You should make a difference between: 

    - self-learning (to learn, I learnt, learnt: the student is working alone; it's the action of learning by-oneself   


    - self-teaching/ self-taught: (to teach, I taught, taught): "to teach oneself".

    The result of the action: is to be self-taught (the students are their own teachers).


     General knowledge  
     The know-how 
     To be acquainted with a subject                                                                                            
     To be knowledgeable about 
     A basic/ slight knowledge of 
     An expert of 
     To be learned 
     To be cultivated/ cultured 
     Ignorant of=> ignoramus 
     To know nothing about



    A fount/ font (fountain) of knowledge                  Thorough [complete, perfect] knowledge


    - To do something knowingly

    - To know something like the back of one's hand

    - To know something backward (and forward)/ to know sth inside out

    - To be a mine of information/ a fount/ font of knowledge

    - To be a walking encyclopedia

    - To the best of my knowledge

    - To acquire knowledge

    - To have a smattering of

    - Thorough knowledge of



       A mine of information                                                               To be omniscient...

                                                                                      (to have complete knowledge, understanding)


    There you are... You have the necessary knowledge to pass the test with flying colours, and more!  Go for it! 



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