Значение идиомы what’s what

[what’s what] or [what is what] {n. phr.}, {informal} 1. What eachthing is in a group; one thing from another.

The weeds and theflowers are coming up together, and we can’t tell what is what.

2.All that needs to be known about something; the important facts orskills.

Richard did the wrong thing, because he is new here anddoesn’t yet know what’s what.

When Bob started his new job, ittook him several weeks to learn what was what.

When it comes tocooking, Jenny knows what’s what.

Harold began to tell the teacherhow to teach the class, and the teacher told him what was what.


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Значение идиомы what’s what