Definition of 'a thing or two'
Example sentences containing 'a thing or two'
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You can't teach old dogs new tricks, but you can teach owners a thing or two. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now, it goes without saying that America knows a thing or two about filling the intervals in football matches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everybody gets excited about the idea of teaching you a thing or two about tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Could teach us all a thing or two about wearing a white suit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But she could definitely teach him a thing or two about dancing. The Sun (2013)Both could teach the others a thing or two about interacting with the galleries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Back knows a thing or two about fighting in the trenches. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Once his father told him he was going to teach him a thing or two in the ring. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He came to my office one day to defend his absence and teach me a thing or two. Christianity Today (2000)They would certainly teach you a thing or two, not least the meaning of virtue. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)And in that, he could teach these two a thing or two. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And hopefully we can teach them a thing or two about football on Monday. The Sun (2012)You don't get to be a bishop without knowing a thing or two about costume. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And as for coping with flak, our nurses could surely teach the pilots a thing or two there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It isn't the same as playing an instrument but it could definitely teach people a thing or two about rhythm. The Sun (2008)A teenage delinquent is sentenced to attend an elite gymnastics academy in the hope it will teach her a thing or two about discipline. The Sun (2010)So can the 24 year old teach Fabulous a thing or two? The Sun (2012)But this week it will be Shanghai teaching the West a thing or two about education. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Of course he knows a thing or two about leadership ambitions, but that's a different matter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet the Mayor could still teach the PM a thing or two about narrative. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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