Education.com
Try
Brainzy
Try
Plus
Black Friday sale on now! Save 50% on PLUS and Brainzy with coupon BLACKFRI. Learn More
myla
myla asks:
Q:

What is another word for "get wind of"?

In Topics: Helping my child with reading
> 60 days ago

|

Expert

MTrejo
Dec 2, 2009
Subscribe to Expert

What the Expert Says:

"Get wind of" usually means to suspect, to begin to understand, or to find out something that maybe you were not suppose to. Another way to say the statement would be "I found out".
Thank you for your question.  We take so much for granted.  There are saying, statements, and other popular references in every culture and language that we often take for granted and think that everyone knows or should know their meaning. This is not so.  Sometimes these statements are used only in certain communities, parts of a country, in some languages, or in some professions. So it is impossible to be aware of all that exist.  If you ever find other such statements or words you can look them up in dictionaries, books of analogies, or google 'analogy for .....

Did you find this answer useful?
1
yes
1
no

Additional Answers (1)

nowandforever
nowandforever writes:
hear
> 60 days ago

Did you find this answer useful?
1
yes
0
no
Answer this question