How do you say, “We know everything,” versus, “We all know”? My first impulse with either is to say the same thing:

Nous savons tous.

Also, do you pronounce the s in tous in either case?

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Nous savons tous means "We all know" and you pronounce the final "s".

Nous savons tout means "We know everything" and you do not pronounce the final "t".

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    Notice also that “Nous le savons tous” is more likely than “Nous savons tous”. Commented Sep 16, 2012 at 13:08
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    yes, as @Stephane says, "Nous savons tous" is usually followed by "que ...", otherwise we write “Nous le savons tous” ("we all know it")
    – Vince
    Commented Sep 17, 2012 at 9:23

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