Asked • 06/29/19

you wouldn't know it to see it vs "you wouldn't recognize it to see it"?

Is it more correct to say, "you wouldn't know it to see it" or "you wouldn't recognize it to see"? I have tried looking both up on google, and only the first return's actual usage. Also, the formulation of "you wouldn't know it" + "to see it". Is there something special about this construction, it seems odd. I feel that it works in the first example but wouldn't work if I were to apply it formulaically, for example, "You wouldn't eat it to taste it". However, I might be wrong about that.

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Tabitha C. answered • 06/30/19

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