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Search phrase: under-stand

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 102 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.58How understand we that?How vnderstand we that?
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.206capable of a courtier's counsel, and understand whatcapeable of a Courtiers councell, and vnderstand what
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.ii.63Not much employment for you. You understandNot much imployement for you, you vnderstand
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.64We understand it, and thank heaven for you.We vnderstand it, and thanke heauen for you.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.3language you will; though you understand it not yourselves,Language you will: though you vnderstand it not your selues,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.4no matter; for we must not seem to understandno matter: for we must not seeme to vnderstand
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.72Boskos vauvado. I understand thee, andBoskos vauvado, I vnderstand thee, &
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.160My suit, as I do understand, you know,My suite as I do vnderstand you know,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.75.2 I understand not, madam.I vnderstand not, Madam.
As You Like ItAYL I.i.116with a matter. I am given, sir, secretly to understandwith a matter: I am giuen sir secretly to vnderstand,
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.204And let me all your fortunes understand.And let me all your fortunes vnderstand.
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.95I am. What must we understand by this?I am: what must we vnderstand by this?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.49Beshrew his hand, I scarce could understand it.Beshrew his hand, I scarce could vnderstand it. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.54could scarce understand them.could scarce vnderstand them. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.160Wants wit in all one word to understand.Wants wit in all, one word to vnderstand. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iii.21I understand thee not.I vnderstand thee not. 
CoriolanusCor IV.vii.17I understand thee well, and be thou sure,I vnderstand thee well, and be thou sure
CymbelineCym I.v.156to understand you have prevailed, I am no furtherto vnderstand, you haue preuayl'd, I am no further
CymbelineCym II.iii.74I yet not understand the case myself.I yet not vnderstand the case my selfe.
HamletHam I.iii.96You do not understand yourself so clearlyYou doe not vnderstand your selfe so cleerely,
HamletHam III.ii.358I do not well understand that. Will you playI do not well vnderstand that. Will you play
HamletHam IV.i.2You must translate. 'Tis fit we understand them.You must translate; Tis fit we vnderstand them.
HamletHam IV.i.20We would not understand what was most fit,We would not vnderstand what was most fit,
HamletHam IV.ii.22I understand you not, my lord.I vnderstand you not my Lord.
HamletHam V.i.36understand the Scripture? The Scripture says Adamvnderstand the Scripture? the Scripture sayes Adam
HamletHam V.ii.124Is't not possible to understand in another
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.115Let me not understand you then, speak it in Welsh.Let me not vnderstand you then, speake it in Welsh.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.194I understand thy looks, that pretty WelshI vnderstand thy Lookes: that pretty Welsh
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.198I understand thy kisses, and thou mine,I vnderstand thy Kisses, and thou mine,
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iv.11As I am truly given to understand,As I am truly giuen to vnderstand,
Henry VH5 I.ii.267With chases. And we understand him well,With Chaces. And we vnderstand him well,
Henry VH5 III.vi.49Aunchient Pistol, I do partly understand yourAunchient Pistoll, I doe partly vnderstand your
Henry VH5 V.ii.131Sauf votre honneur, me understand well.Sauf vostre honeur, me vnderstand well.
Henry VH5 V.ii.191thou understand thus much English – canst thou lovethou vnderstand thus much English? Canst thou loue
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.172As more at large your grace shall understand.As more at large your Grace shall vnderstand.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.iv.10And, as I further have to understand,And as I further haue to vnderstand,
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.33This speak I, lords, to let you understand,This speake I (Lords) to let you vnderstand,
Henry VIIIH8 I.iii.32And understand again like honest men,And vnderstand againe like honest men,
Henry VIIIH8 V.ii.9.1Shall understand it presently.Shall vnderstand it presently.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.72To men that understand you, words and weakness.To men that vnderstand you, words and weaknesse.
King JohnKJ III.iii.63He lies before me. Dost thou understand me?He lies before me: dost thou vnderstand me?
King JohnKJ IV.ii.212To understand a law, to know the meaningTo vnderstand a Law; to know the meaning
King JohnKJ IV.ii.237But thou didst understand me by my signsBut, thou didst vnderstand me by my signes,
King LearKL I.ii.42contents, as in part I understand them, are to blame.Contents, as in part I vnderstand them, / Are too blame.
King LearKL I.iv.235To understand my purposes aright:To vnderstand my purposes aright:
King LearKL II.iv.94‘ Informed them ’! Dost thou understand me, man?Inform'd them? Do'st thou vnderstand me man.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.747I understand you not. My griefs are double.I vnderstand you not, my greefes are double.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.749And by these badges understand the King.And by these badges vnderstand the King,
MacbethMac I.iii.42That man may question? You seem to understand meThat man may question? you seeme to vnderstand me,
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.129the teeth and the lips. But this I can let you understand,the teeth and the lippes: but this I can let you vnderstand,
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.230I am made to understand that you have lent himI am made to vnderstand, that you haue lent him
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.156you understand this in a manifested effect, I crave butyou vnderstand this in a manifested effect, I craue but
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.16is a good man is to have you understand me that he isis a good man, is to haue you vnderstand me that he is
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.19understand, moreover, upon the Rialto, he hath a thirdvnderstand moreouer vpon the Ryalta, he hath a third
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.viii.7But there the Duke was given to understandBut there the Duke was giuen to vnderstand
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.7But lest you should not understand me well –But least you should not vnderstand me well,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.v.53thee understand a plain man in his plain meaning: gothee vnderstand a plaine man in his plaine meaning: goe
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.150Your grace shall understand that at the receipt ofYOur Grace shall vnderstand, that at the receite of
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.128Peace, I pray you. Now let us understand. There isPeace, I pray you: now let vs vnderstand: there is
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.129three umpires in this matter, as I understand – that is,three Vmpires in this matter, as I vnderstand; that is,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.194here. Do you understand me?here: doe you vnderstand me?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.197Nay, but understand me.Nay, but vnderstand me.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.123mind, and the boy never need to understand anything;minde, and the Boy neuer neede to vnderstand any thing;
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.161you – for I must let you understand I think myself inyou, for I must let you vnderstand, I thinke my selfe in
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.232O, understand my drift. She dwells so securely onO, vnderstand my drift: she dwells so securely on
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.83Ay, marry must you; for you must understand heI marry must you. For you must vnderstand he
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.236I understand not what you mean by this.I vnderstand not what you meane by this.
OthelloOth I.ii.52.1I do not understand.I do not vnderstand.
OthelloOth I.iii.21And let ourselves again but understandAnd let our selues againe but vnderstand,
OthelloOth IV.ii.31I understand a fury in your words,I vnderstand a Fury in your words.
OthelloOth V.ii.152I say thy husband; dost understand the word?I say thy Husband: Do'st vnderstand the word?
OthelloOth V.ii.304Sir, you shall understand what hath befallen,Sir, / You shall vnderstand what hath befalne,
PericlesPer III.ii.66Here I give to understand,Heere I giue to vnderstand,
PericlesPer IV.ii.117I understand you not.I vnderstand you not.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.123The chopping French we do not understand.The chopping French we do not vnderstand.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.429And you shall understand from me her mind.And you shal vnderstand from me her mind.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.232.1You understand me?You vnderstand me?
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.146You understand me. Over and besideYou vnderstand me. Ouer and beside
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.256Sir, understand you this of me in sooth,Sir vnderstand you this of me (insooth)
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.110You understand me, sir. So shall you stayyou vnderstand me sir: so shal you stay
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.116This, by the way, I let you understand – This by the way I let you vnderstand,
The TempestTem II.i.273For your advancement! Do you understand me?For your aduancement? Do you vnderstand me?
Timon of AthensTim I.i.52How shall I understand you?How shall I vnderstand you?
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.47That I may make his lordship understandThat I may make his Lordship vnderstand
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.17I am sick of that grief too, as I understandI am sicke of that greefe too, as I vnderstand
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.318I understand thee: thou hadst some means toI vnderstand thee: thou had'st some meanes to
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.143Mark, Marcus, mark! I understand her signs:Marke Marcus marke, I vnderstand her signes,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.i.27Friend, we understand not one another: IFriend, we vnderstand not one another: I
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.165But that's no welcome: understand more clear,But that's no welcome: vnderstand more cleere
Troilus and CressidaTC V.x.11You understand me not that tell me so.You vnderstand me not, that tell me so:
Twelfth NightTN I.v.136him to understand so much, and therefore comes tohim to vnderstand so much, and therefore comes to
Twelfth NightTN I.v.256.1I would not understand it.I would not vnderstand it.
Twelfth NightTN III.i.52I understand you, sir; 'tis well begged.I vnderstand you sir, tis well begg'd.
Twelfth NightTN III.i.77My legs do better under-stand me, sir, than IMy legges do better vnderstand me sir, then I
Twelfth NightTN III.i.78understand what you mean by bidding me taste my legs.vnderstand what you meane by bidding me taste my legs.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.v.22What an ass art thou! I understand thee not.What an asse art thou, I vnderstand thee not.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.v.29Why, stand-under and under-stand is all one.Why, stand-vnder: and vnder-stand is all one.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.10And ‘ Then let be,’ and no man understand me?and then let be, and no man understand mee,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.61Understand you she ever affected any man ereVnderstand you, she ever affected any man, ere
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.229Business, my lord? I think most understandBusinesse, my Lord? I thinke most vnderstand
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.79You speak a language that I understand not.You speake a Language that I vnderstand not:
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.666I understand the business, I hear it. To haveI vnderstand the businesse, I heare it: to haue

Glossary

 21 result(s).
brainunderstand, comprehend, grasp
comebegin to understand, start to appreciate
conceiveunderstand, comprehend, follow
construeinterpret, take, understand
digestunderstand, interpret, comprehend
haveunderstand, grasp, comprehend
insensemake understand, inform
intend[translation of French ‘entendre’] understand
kenknow, understand, be aware of
knowunravel, get to understand
lausGod be praised, I understand good
nedo you understand, sir?
quick-conceivingperceptive, astute, ready to understand
receiveunderstand, take in, comprehend
taketake in, comprehend, understand
takehelp me understand you
thinkrealize, appreciate, understand
understandstand under the force of [with pun on ‘comprehend’]
understandcome to an understanding, arrive at agreement
understanduse their brains
understandbe informed about, learn about

Thesaurus

 15 result(s).
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understand, get toknow
understand, makeinsense
understand, ready toquick-conceiving

Themes and Topics

 4 result(s).
Politeness
French
Latin
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