know the drill

know the drill

to know what needs to be done or what usually happens in a situation You know the drill - cut the grass, bag the clippings, and leave them at the curb.
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The much-travelled Ms Platt should know the drill by now.
4 I SPY: You know the drill - I spy with my little eye, something beginning with.
HARLAND and Wolff bosses know the drill with two oil rigs arriving in Northern Ireland for upgrade work - and with them the prospect of up to 1,000 new jobs.
Yeah yeah yeah, you're thinking, we know the drill.
You know the drill by now: thousands of hopefuls take to the stage for there few minutes of fame, while the camera cuts to Ant and Dec every few minutes backstage cackling like light entertainment's answer to Hamlet's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
You know the drill one Android smartphone / tablet (we d recommend an Xperia), one SmartWatch 2 one-touch.
The Busby Babes, Fergie's Fledglings, Wenger's Whippersnappers, O'Leary's 'Oh leave them alone, they're just babies' - you know the drill.
To be fair, if you've played an iOS runner before, you'll know the drill.
When school buses stop to drop off kids, you know the drill, right?
Most of us know the drill by now, but for the uninitiated, the Bafta Award-winning competition tests the skills of professional chefs, who are pushed to the brink of their gastronomic limits, in an attempt to crown the next big thing in the culinary world.
A Dustland Fairytale was a highlight, but when Flowers said the words "You know the drill by now, right?
If you've ever wanted some "me time", you know the drill.
But she never had a brother and doesn't know the drill," the friend added.
00pm Chances are you know the drill by now: Russell Howard takes a look at the week's news, shows the occasional clip of an amazed baby or cat, interviews someone who's been in the headlines but he has no clue who they are, and ends on a clip designed to make you feel better and possibly bring a tear to your eye.
If a club is going to come in from the Premier League, we know the drill.