know the drill

know the drill

To be familiar with what happens or what needs to be done, without having to be told. OK, everyone, you know the drill! Stand beside your bunks and do not speak unless spoken to. The boss usually goes off on a tirade like this every week or so, but we all know the drill at this point—it's just a big show.
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We all know the drill by now - it's been regular as clockwork for 14 years - and we're ready to sacrifice our nights to fights around the campfire, surprising friendships and voting for the celebrities to face bushtucker trials and get food and treats for their jungle buddies.
Sun, Mon, Wed-Fri ITV 9pm NEW SERIES We all know the drill by now - it's been regular as clockwork for 14 years.
This is my fourth one-man show (second in Edinburgh) so the title You Know The Drill is a nod to anyone who has seen me before and is aware that they may become part of the performance.
Campers and locals know the drill, be ready to leave when the fire gets close.
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.
Yeah yeah yeah, you're thinking, we know the drill.
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?
NATIONWIDE: Theatre artists know the drill all too well: Google "rehearsal space," include your zip code, and let the scramble begin--a scramble that invariably culminates in a series of phone calls.
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.
El Camino Real High seniors Erin Kelly, Erin O'Leary, Michelle Oakes, Ashley Menin and Ashleigh Thomas know the drill.