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705. Οἶδ᾽ ὅτι sometimes means I am sure, when the context readily suggests a verb for ὅτι. E.g. Πάρειμι δ᾽ ἄκων οὐχ ἑκοῦσιν, οἶδ᾽ ὅτι, and here I am, against my will, and against your will, I am sure. SOPH. Ant. 276. Μὰ τὸν Δἴ οὔκουν τῷ γε σῷ, σάφ᾽ ἴσθ᾽ ὅτι, i.e. be assured. AR. Pl. 889. Πάντων οἶδ᾽ ὅτι φησάντων γ᾽ ἄν, when all, I am sure, would say. DEM. ix. 1. Βούλομαι μνημονεύοντας ὑμῶν οἶδ᾽ ὅτι τοὺς πολλοὺς ὑπομνῆσαι, i.e. I wish to remind you, though I am sure most of you remember it. Id. xix. 9.

In such cases it would be useless or impossible to add the implied verb.

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