know\ one's\ onions

See: know one's way around(2)

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • know one's onions — ► know one s onions informal be very knowledgeable. Main Entry: ↑onion …   English terms dictionary

  • know one's onions — phrasal : to know one s stuff * * * know one s onions (informal) To know one s subject or job well • • • Main Entry: ↑onion * * * informal be very knowledgeable about something …   Useful english dictionary

  • know one's onions — Vrb phrs. Knowledgeable and competent in one s task. E.g. I ll say one thing for Craig, he knows his onions when it comes to repairing car engines …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • know one's onions — informal be very knowledgeable. → onion …   English new terms dictionary

  • know one's way around — or[know one s way about] {v. phr.} 1. To understand how things happen in the world; he experienced in the ways of the world. * /The sailor had been in the wildest ports in the world. He knew his way around./ Compare: HAVE BEEN AROUND. 2. or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • know one's way around — or[know one s way about] {v. phr.} 1. To understand how things happen in the world; he experienced in the ways of the world. * /The sailor had been in the wildest ports in the world. He knew his way around./ Compare: HAVE BEEN AROUND. 2. or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • know\ one's\ way\ about — • know one s way around • know one s way about v. phr. 1. To understand how things happen in the world; he experienced in the ways of the world. The sailor had been in the wildest ports in the world. He knew his way around. Compare: have been… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • know\ one's\ way\ around — • know one s way around • know one s way about v. phr. 1. To understand how things happen in the world; he experienced in the ways of the world. The sailor had been in the wildest ports in the world. He knew his way around. Compare: have been… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • know one's stuff — verb To be knowledgeable in a particular field. Joe really knows his stuff when it comes to baseball. Syn: know ones onions …   Wiktionary

  • onions, know one's —  Be efficient, alert, experienced …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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