I knew (clause)

When something happens the way that you expected or guessed it would, you say:

I knew it!

Or, if you need to explain exactly what you're talking about, you can add a clause to the end:

I knew that you'd run into traffic when you got close to Washington, D.C.!

In spoken English, the word "that" is often left out of the clause:

I knew you'd be late again.

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