know one's way around

1. Знать как устроен мир; обладать богатым жизненным опытом.
The sailor had been in the wildest ports in the world. He knew his way around.
2. Или  {informal} know one's onions или know one's stuff — иметь опыт и навыки в каком-либо деле.
Before trying to make any pottery, it is better to get advice from someone who knows his stuff in ceramics.
Категории: experience world {informal} {v. phr.}

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