know your way around (something)

know your way around (something)
know your way around (something) phrase
to be very familiar with a particular place or activity

Ellie knew her way around pretty well.

He seems to know his way around the shipping industry.

Thesaurus: to know something or someonesynonym
Main entry: way

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • way — way1 [ weı ] noun count *** ▸ 1 method/manner ▸ 2 direction/distance ▸ 3 means of going in/out ▸ 4 area/position ▸ 5 situation/condition ▸ 6 aspect/attitude ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a method for doing something: way (that): There are so many delicious… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • way — I UK [weɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms way : singular way plural ways *** Other words meaning way: method a way of doing something that involves following a detailed plan: He has his own method of making coffee. means a way that makes it… …   English dictionary

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  • way — [[t]we͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ ways 1) N COUNT: oft N of ing, N to inf If you refer to a way of doing something, you are referring to how you can do it, for example the action you can take or the method you can use to achieve it. Freezing isn t a bad way of… …   English dictionary

  • way — way1 W1S1 [weı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(manner)¦ 3¦(direction/how to go somewhere)¦ 4¦(part of something that is true)¦ 5¦(distance/time)¦ 6¦(the space in front of you)¦ 7 make way (for something/somebody) 8 out of the way 9 on the/your/its way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • way — 1 /weI/ noun METHOD 1 (C) a method of doing something: These vegetables can be cooked in several different ways. | At that time, the Pill was the easiest way of ensuring effective contraception. | I ve altered the way I teach science. | I ll tell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • way*/*/*/ — [weɪ] noun [C] I 1) a method for doing something There are so many delicious ways you can prepare chicken.[/ex] Is there any way of contacting you while you re in Africa?[/ex] The students are learning new ways to communicate in writing.[/ex] See …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (novel) — Something Wicked This Way Comes   …   Wikipedia

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