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So the Scarecrow commanded the Soldier with the Green Whiskers to search among his people until he found one who understood the language of the Gillikins as well as the language of the Emerald City, and to bring that person to him at once.
Images, as contrasted with sensations, are the response expected during a narrative; it is understood that present action is not called for.
I soon perceived that although the stranger uttered articulate sounds and appeared to have a language of her own, she was neither understood by nor herself understood the cottagers.
My days were spent in close attention, that I might more speedily master the language; and I may boast that I improved more rapidly than the Arabian, who understood very little and conversed in broken accents, whilst I comprehended and could imitate almost every word that was spoken.
I should not have understood the purport of this book had not Felix, in reading it, given very minute explanations.
Though no words had passed between Anatole and Mademoiselle Bourienne, they quite understood one another as to the first part of their romance, up to the appearance of the pauvre mere; they understood that they had much to say to one another in private and so they had been seeking an opportunity since morning to meet one another alone.
The Chief told the man that his joke had not been understood by the dull Hoppers, who had become so angry that they had declared war.
6 : to accept as settled <It is understood that I will pay.
Feedback framed in service of learning becomes understood as a tool for generating new knowledge.
Johnson's Buddhist perspective accounts for much of what can be understood from his fiction.
Of course the difficulty begins with how democracy is understood, and in particular, radical democracy.
Generally, it is good practice to go back to the sources to make sure the original questions asked were understood and the reported data is correct.