know a thing or two

know a thing or two
быть проницательным, трезвомыслящим, практичным

English-Russian australian expression. 2014.

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  • know a thing or two — (informal) To be shrewd • • • Main Entry: ↑thing …   Useful english dictionary

  • know a thing or two — informal to have a lot of practical skills and knowledge learnt through experience. My uncle grew up on a farm and knows a thing or two about looking after animals. (usually + about) …   New idioms dictionary

  • know a thing or two — know something about, be quite familiar with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • know a thing or two about — {v. phr.} To be experienced in; have a fairly considerable knowledge of. * /Tom has dealt with many foreign traders; he knows a thing or two about stocks and bonds./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • know a thing or two about — {v. phr.} To be experienced in; have a fairly considerable knowledge of. * /Tom has dealt with many foreign traders; he knows a thing or two about stocks and bonds./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • know\ a\ thing\ or\ two\ about — v. phr. To be experienced in; have a fairly considerable knowledge of. Tom has dealt with many foreign traders; he knows a thing or two about stocks and bonds …   Словарь американских идиом

  • know somebody a thing or two (about somebody) — know/tell sb a ˈthing or two (about sb/sth) idiom (informal) to know/tell sb some useful, interesting or surprising information about sb/sth • She s been married five times, so she knows a thing or two about men! Main entry: ↑thingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • know somebody a thing or two (about something) — know/tell sb a ˈthing or two (about sb/sth) idiom (informal) to know/tell sb some useful, interesting or surprising information about sb/sth • She s been married five times, so she knows a thing or two about men! Main entry: ↑thingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • a thing or two — phrasal : something worth knowing or telling : something proving equality or superiority in knowledge knows a thing or two about finance also : words of blunt advice or reproach if he does it again I ll certainly tell him a thing or two * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) thing or two — [show/teach/tell etc.] (someone) a thing or two know a thing or two to have a lot of practical skills and knowledge learnt through experience. Julie now she could teach you a thing or two about dealing with men. (usually + about) …   New idioms dictionary

  • tell somebody a thing or two (about somebody) — know/tell sb a ˈthing or two (about sb/sth) idiom (informal) to know/tell sb some useful, interesting or surprising information about sb/sth • She s been married five times, so she knows a thing or two about men! Main entry: ↑thingidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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