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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is lesson 143. Today we're going to look at

  • the difference between realize and understand.

  • Again this is one sometimes students mix up. Let's look at the note here first. If you realize something is

  • true, you suddenly become aware of a fact or the real meaning of something. All right the

  • key part of course I underlined in the red here, means you suddenly realize

  • you've suddenly understand that so oh I got it that now I remember it. That's the

  • way we mean it with you realize something. If you understand something

  • you know what it means. Okay so let's look at especially some of these examples

  • where student might say the wrong one. To know what a baby is thinking is not easy

  • to realize. No, that would not be correct. Here you should say to know what a baby

  • is thinking is not easy to understand. This isn't something that you just

  • suddenly figured out or something to understand you say first of all you're

  • saying that you don't understand it. So you definitely would not use realize. This idea didn't

  • suddenly come to your head. Or you can suddenly come to understand

  • something. So here you should just use to understand. All right , let's look at the second one. Most people don't

  • realize how cryptocurrencies work. Most people don't really understand how

  • cryptocurrencies work. You know cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin of course. So

  • that's the way we would say we would not use realize it, It's not like you suddenly

  • understand it. They just don't understand it. All right

  • and here's a couple of examples where we would use realize. I suddenly realized I

  • forgot to take my keys. Yeah maybe already left your house and you say ' Oh my God I forgot to take my keys. \"

  • Then you realize it. You suddenly realized it. Ah if you knew it before time, you wouldn't have

  • done it. But now you just realize that. It came to your head. All right the second

  • one here I didn't realize I left my home without any cash until I tried to buy

  • something. Yes maybe you changed your pants, maybe you forgot to move

  • some cash or some money with you. So maybe it wasn't until you were out you

  • want to go buy something \" Oh my God I didn't put the cash in my pocket. \" So you

  • suddenly realized. You suddenly became aware of this.That's when you realize

  • you wouldn't say you didn't understand. You had no cash. You you didn't

  • realize it. You suddenly didn't know. You suddenly became aware of something. Okay I

  • hope you got it. So realize it's basically you suddenly become aware or

  • suddenly figure out something. \"Understand' means you already know it. Okay thank you for your time. Bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is lesson 143. Today we're going to look at

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Tutor Nick P Lesson (143) The Difference Realize and Understand

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    anitawu12 posted on 2019/05/19
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