Verb Saber - to know  

Spanish Grammar Present Indicative Verb Saber - to know

The verb saber (conjugation) means "to know". It is irregular in the present tense.

yo (I know)
sabes (you know)
Ud./él/ella sabe (you/he/she knows)
nosotros (as) sabemos (we know)
vosotros (as) sabéis (you guys know)
Uds./ellos/ ellas saben (you all/they know)

The verb saber (to know) is used when we speak of knowing facts, something we know by heart, or when know how to do something. Let's review a few examples:

Yo no sé si María lo conoce.
I don't know if María knows him.

...porque no sabes nadar
...because you don't know how to swim.

No sé preparar ese platillo.
I don't know how to prepare that dish.

Sabemos que es una clase de inglés y que se reúne los lunes y miércoles.
We know it's an English class and that it meets Mondays and Wednesdays.

¿Qué saben ellos de este cuento?
What do they know about this tale?

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