Значение идиомы know one’s way around

[know one’s way around] or [know one’s way about] {v. phr.} 1. Tounderstand how things happen in the world; he experienced in the waysof the world.

The sailor had been in the wildest ports in theworld. He knew his way around.

Compare: HAVE BEEN AROUND. 2. or{informal} [know one’s onions] or [know one’s stuff] To haveexperience and skill in an activity.

Before trying to make anypottery, it is better to get advice from someone who knows his stuffin ceramics.


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Значение идиомы know one’s way around