Definition of 'know the ropes'
Example sentences containing 'know the ropes'
Aside from anything else, it has to be someone who doesn't know the ropes, and Luc knows every last one.ON A WILD NIGHT (2002)
Synonyms of 'know the ropes'
be experienced, know the score, be knowledgeable, know what's what
Definition of know the ropes from the Collins English Dictionary
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