know something backward (and forward)
- be entirely familiar with something
...the country will become addled very quickly. We know our country was a country of freedom, but that... think one day our country will definitely go backward very soon. 我有對內容做一點點的修改喔 但整體意思...
[中文譯文] 鄉村客棧一個陰雨的星期天 華盛頓·歐文 鄉村客棧一個陰雨的星期天!凡有幸度過這樣一天的人，都能體會我現在的處境。雨點子劈劈啪啪地打在窗子上；教堂裏傳來沈重的鐘聲，召喚人們去做禮拜。我走到窗前，想找一些賞心悅目的東西；但看來我已完全被摒於一切歡樂之外...
if i__earlier that you wanted to join us, i would have put your name on the list 1.was known 2.had known 為什麼不是2??
The answer should be had known..This sentence refers something that happened in the past and somebody feel regretted about something backward that they couldn't expect!!