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Use of 据我所知 - is it the same as "As far as I know"

The phrases can be used for polite contradiction in both English and Chinese, when you don't want to directly tell people they're wrong or call them liars. If your boss said at a meeting that there's ...
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Use of 据我所知 - is it the same as "As far as I know"

My view is 据我所知 is closer to "As far as I can tell", (because of certain facts / circumstances which "I happen to know")
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Use of 据我所知 - is it the same as "As far as I know"

据我所知literally says: According to I thatwhich know How you want to render that in English, well, that will depend on the context. "As far as I know" already says you admit you may be ...
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Use of 据我所知 - is it the same as "As far as I know"

As a native speaker, if you hear 据我所知...... would you assume the speaker is speaking strongly or weakly affirmatively? 据我所知 (my understanding is/ as far as I know) is a less assertive way of speaking ...
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