I remember | believe | understand

I remember | believe | understand

Point 28 in the category of PRESENT/simple is defined:

an increasing range of mental process verbs, including ‘remember’, ‘understand’, ‘believe’


EXPERT EXAMPLE:

Which, if I remember my high school Spanish, means something like, “Enough already, make it stop!”

 

 

PELIC STUDENT WRITING CLASS EXAMPLE:

I remember I could cook when I was 10.

Chinese male, Level 3.


An iWeb search for:

I remember|believe|understand * * *

1 I REMEMBER WHEN I WAS 3885
2 I BELIEVE THAT IT IS 3120
3 I REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME 2880
4 I BELIEVE THERE IS A 2699
5 I BELIEVE THIS IS THE 2385
6 I BELIEVE THAT THIS IS 2097
7 I BELIEVE THIS IS A 2075
8 I BELIEVE IT IS A 1900
9 I UNDERSTAND IT , THE 1836
10 I UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ARE 1777
11 I REMEMBER WHEN I FIRST 1727
12 I BELIEVE THAT THERE IS 1712
13 I BELIEVE IT IS THE 1499
14 I BELIEVE IT TO BE 1443
15 I BELIEVE TO BE THE 1411
16 I UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU MEAN 1310
17 I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS 1202
18 I UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ‘RE 1166
19 I BELIEVE THAT IF YOU 1163
20 I UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS 1162
21 I BELIEVE IT WILL BE 1156
22 I BELIEVE IT WOULD BE 1152
23 I BELIEVE THAT THERE ARE 1152
24 I UNDERSTAND THAT THERE ARE 1059
25 I BELIEVE THIS TO BE 1043
26 I BELIEVE IT ‘S A 1014
27 I REMEMBER CORRECTLY , THE 967
28 I UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF 923
29 I BELIEVE THAT I HAVE 899
30 I BELIEVE IT IS IMPORTANT 887
31 I BELIEVE IT WAS A 870
32 I BELIEVE ONE OF THE 854
33 I BELIEVE IT WAS THE 846
34 I BELIEVE IT ‘S THE 818
35 I REMEMBER AS A KID 765
36 I BELIEVE THAT WE ARE 761
37 I UNDERSTAND THAT IT ‘S 761
38 I BELIEVE TO BE A 759
39 I REMEMBER CORRECTLY . 754
40 I UNDERSTAND THE NEED FOR 743
41 I UNDERSTAND THAT IF I 727
42 I REMEMBER BACK IN THE 726
43 I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT 717
44 I UNDERSTAND YOU CORRECTLY , 712
45 I BELIEVE THAT IT ‘S 709
46 I BELIEVE THAT IS THE 701
47 I UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE 688
48 I BELIEVE THAT I AM 673
49 I BELIEVE WE NEED TO 673
50 I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM 667


For the preceding search, we have removed non-useful entries:

4 . FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND 3387
5 . HOWEVER, I BELIEVE 2666
6  FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND 2570
7  AS FAR AS I UNDERSTAND 2555
8 . AS I UNDERSTAND 1996
9 AS FAR AS I REMEMBER 1965

11 . IF I REMEMBER 1509

12 IN FACT, I BELIEVE 1435
13 ‘M NOT SURE I UNDERSTAND 1428

16 , FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND 1324
17 . IF I UNDERSTAND 1304

21 BUT FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND 846

24 TO MAKE SURE I UNDERSTAND 758

26 . FROM WHAT I REMEMBER 731
27 AND FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND 713

29 . WHILE I UNDERSTAND 669

34 I THINK I UNDERSTAND 615

36 . I THINK I REMEMBER 604

38 . PERSONALLY, I BELIEVE 585

42 AS LONG AS I REMEMBER 537
43 THIS IS WHY I BELIEVE 537
44 . I THINK I UNDERSTAND 511

46 FROM WHAT I REMEMBER 500
47 HOWEVER, I BELIEVE 498


A2:

agree, believe, fact, far, however, if, mean, sure, while

B1:
correctly, importance, kid, personally

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