To know how

to understand the manner, way, or means; to have requisite information, intelligence, or sagacity. How is sometimes omitted.
- Jer. Taylor.

See also: Know

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Mr: Leonard Cohen, much of the peculiar and particular world of celebrity involves pretense, and a desire to know how one appears while pretending, in order to better manipulate the pretense.
For those who take PRN, or "as needed" medications, we want to know how often they are taking them, the dosage they're taking, and what triggers their need to take these meds.
Jitney is the only play which was actually written in the decade in which it takes place, and given its uniquely immediate perspective I wanted to know how Wilson decided upon that particular setting for the 1970s.
Under the headline, "Hail All Hail 'William the Procrastinator'," McGrory wrote in The Washington Post (May 20, 1993), "He's too compulsive not to know what's going on and too smart not to know how it looks....Connect the dots...and what you get is a picture of a president who hates to make up his mind....If he were an English king, they would be calling him 'William the Procrastinator.'"
Clients need to know how these plans are being structured to know if it's appropriate."
If I'm going through a divorce and you've lived through one and are happy now, I want to know how you did it, when the pain got better.
everybody wants to know how much research, how much history, how much is true.
"I've been a high school principal long enough to know how to handle fresh, young boys."