Show the ropes

Show the ropes
to show how to do a job

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • show the ropes — show (someone) the ropes to explain to someone how to do a job or activity. The new secretary started today so I spent most of the morning showing her the ropes …   New idioms dictionary

  • show the ropes — Australian Slang to show how to do a job …   English dialects glossary

  • show someone the ropes — If you show someone the ropes, you explain to someone new how things work and how to do a job …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • show someone the ropes — show/teach/someone the ropes phrase to teach someone how to do something, especially a job Jack has been here for years – he’ll show you the ropes. Thesaurus: to teach someone somethingsynonym teachers and principalshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • show someone the ropes — show (someone) the ropes to explain to someone how to do a job or activity. The new secretary started today so I spent most of the morning showing her the ropes …   New idioms dictionary

  • show somebody the ropes — show sb/know/learn the ˈropes idiom (informal) to show sb/know/learn how a particular job should be done Main entry: ↑ropeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • show know the ropes — show sb/know/learn the ˈropes idiom (informal) to show sb/know/learn how a particular job should be done Main entry: ↑ropeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • show learn the ropes — show sb/know/learn the ˈropes idiom (informal) to show sb/know/learn how a particular job should be done Main entry: ↑ropeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • show you the ropes — teach you the first steps, learn the ropes    It is my duty to take you to the plant and show you the ropes …   English idioms

  • show someone the ropes —    If you show someone the ropes, you teach or explain to them how to do a particular job.     The manager is busy showing the ropes to two new trainees …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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