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Know what's going on   /noʊ wəts gˈoʊɪŋ ɑn/   Listen
Know what's going on

verb
1.
Be well-informed.  Synonyms: be on the ball, be with it, know the score, know what's what.






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"Know what's going on" Quotes from Famous Books



... keep off to the east, and when you return you can pick us up before they know what's going on. Here's hoping you ...
— Boy Scouts in an Airship • G. Harvey Ralphson

... course, I was honest. How could I help bein' honest up there? What's eatin' the darn fools? The only thing you can steal up there is a nap, and you got to be mighty slick if you want to do that, they watch you so close. But do you know what's going on in this country right now, Mr. Popple? There's a regular organized band of law-breakers operating from one end of the nation to the other. We're tryin' to bust it up, but it's a tough job. The best way to reform a reformer is to rob ...
— Yollop • George Barr McCutcheon

... broke in Larry as I hesitated, "the professor's proposition is this: he wants to know what's going on here but he begins to realize it's no one man's job and besides we have the drop on him. We're three to his one, and we have all his hardware and cutlery. But also we can do better with him than without him—just as he can do better with us than ...
— The Moon Pool • A. Merritt



Words linked to "Know what's going on" :   know, know what's what, be with it, know the score, be on the ball



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