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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Understand’


Understand — US. [ˌʌndərˈstænd], UK. [ˌʌndəˈstænd]

Main meanings:

  1. To comprehend or grasp the meaning or significance of something.
  2. To have knowledge or awareness of something.
  3. To perceive or interpret something correctly.


10 simple sentences:

  • I understand the lesson.
  • They don’t understand the problem.
  • Can you understand what I’m saying?
  • She wants to understand the situation.
  • We need to understand each other.
  • Do you understand how it works?
  • They want to understand the reasons.
  • I understand Swedish.
  • She helps him understand the math.
  • I understand your point of view.


The sentences from movies:

I don’t understand.Heat (1995)

The hard core can’t understand.Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

You don’t understand!Toy Story (1995)

It is a new way to understand reality. – Oppenheimer (2023)

I understand.When Harry Met Sally (1989)

You understand me? – Step Brothers (2008)

I understand you were wounded. – Forrest Gump (1994)

You don’t understand.Kickboxer (1989)

You know, you don’t understand.Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

I understand the system’s failing. – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

You don’t understand a word they’re saying. – Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (2023)

I can’t understand the inspector. – Mary Poppins (1964)

This is a world you’ll never understand.Batman Begins (2005)

They seem to understand a little better. – You, Me and Dupree (2006)

I understand how you feel. – World War Z (2013)

Do you understand?Beauty and the Beast (2017)

We understand.Boyhood (2014)

Well, if you were, I’d understand.The Color of Money (1986)

I understand that this is a lot. – Round And Round (2023)

I don’t understand it either. – The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

What do you understand, Skeeter? – The Help (2011)

You see, I don’t understand your language. – I In the Name of the Father (1993)

Yeah, I understand that. – The Amityville Horror (2005)

I think I understand my own people. – Gladiator (2000)

No, I understand that. – The Abyss (1989)

Look, I understand that. – Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)

Look, Josh, they understand crocodiles. – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)

That is why we understand one another. – The Old Dark House (1932)

Helen, do you understand?Everest (2015)

He didn’t understand.The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

Oh, they understand plenty English. – Giant (1956)

I don’t understand that. – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Try and understand this. – Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Please, Sebastian, he would never understand.The Little Mermaid (1989)

I can’t understand you. – Hotel Transylvania (2012)

You keep your eyes only on me, understand?War of the Worlds (2005)

We got to keep looking, understand?Cocaine Bear (2023)

One thing I don’t understand.The Green Mile (1999)

A particular favorite of yours, I understand.Skyfall (2012)

Because I understand you’re in a difficult situation. – Thanksgiving (2023)

I can understand if you don’t want to. – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

I understand the reason. – Tootsie (1982)

I don’t understand why you’re doing this. – Her (2013)

I’m glad we understand, who’s in charge now. – Interstate 60 (2002)

Do you understand me? – Gray Man (2022)

I don’t think I’ll ever understand you. – Misery (1990)

Can’t you understand English? – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

She won’t understand that. – The 6th Day (2000)

I don’t understand why Tom’s still in Rome. – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

You don’t understand what? – The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

You understand me, right? – Mirrors (2008)

I understand, sir. – The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

I do not understand what you mean. – The Lego Movie (2014)

I don’t understand what’s happening. – Spaceman (2024)

Really hard to understand.Free Guy (2021)

I don’t understand it. – Alien (1979)