Conjugation and use of the verb "conocer"  

Spanish Grammar Present Indicative Verb Conocer - to know

The verb conocer (conjugation) means "to know someone" or "to be familiar with a place". It is irregular in the present tense. The ending c changes to zc in the (yo) form (first person singular).

yo conozco (I know)
conoces (you know)
Ud/él/ella conoce (you/he/she knows)
nosotros (as) conocemos (we know)
vosotros (as) conocéis (you guys know)
Uds/ellos/ellas conocen (you all/they know)

Yo conozco a María.
I know María.
(I have met María.)

¿Conoces Bilbao?
Do you know Bilbao?
(Have you been to Bilbao?)

Nosotros conocemos al jefe.
We know the boss.
(We have met the boss.)

Es una historia que muchos conocen.
It's a story that many people know.
(It's a story that many people have heard.)

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