an old hand

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an old hand

One who has experience doing a particular task. If you have any questions, ask Andrea—she's done this job before and is an old hand at filing. I've been a bus driver for seven years, so I'm an old hand at this.
See also: hand, old

an old hand

someone who has done a particular job or activity for a long time and who can do it very well (often + at ) She's an old hand at magazines, having trained on Cosmopolitan before editing Company.
See also: hand, old