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Savoir aimer, une chanson de Florent Pagny

October 29, 2012

One of the typical construction of the verb “savoir” (to know) is : SAVOIR (conjugated) + INFINITIVE VERB. “Savoir” means then “to know how to…“.
To help you memorize this construction and its signification, listen to the song Savoir aimer by Florent Pagny (part of the album Savoir aimer, 1997).

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Savoir sourire : to know how to smile
Savoir aimer : to know how to love
Savoir donner : to know how to give
Savoir attendre : to know how to wait
Savoir y croire : to know how to believe in it
Savoir souffrir : to know how to suffer

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