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down pat

Learned, mastered, or understood perfectly, to the point of requiring little or no focus to do, recall, or accomplish. Make sure you practice these equations until you have them down pat. I always get my routine down pat so there won't be any room for error during the performance.
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Police and DPW workers have the routine down pat now, after working through several storms this winter, as well as past practice, because after all .
seems to have the procedures for running successful open houses down pat.
As we get the offense down pat and the receivers get more confident, we'll go all-out.
Before they understand anything about the function of the law, budding lawyers have the economics down pat.
I was about to replace him when suddenly he came to work after a long weekend and had the accent down pat - with none of the affectations.
You have the mechanics of the nollie down pat but have never taken one higher than six inches off the ground.
We thought we had it all down pat but, among other things, we underestimated the amount of seed money needed and how to satisfy the requirements of 200 golfers and tennis players.
Nudists, on the other hand, have got that part down pat.
While not all science lab experts buy into the concept of the universal lab, they do agree that New Trier has the building process down pat.
The dog in question, Simmer Down Pat, had been entered by someone claiming to be a `Murray Walker', and it was only when Swindon contacted the Essex-based handler to confirm kenneling times that the deception was uncovered.
With so many writers already having the new marketing down pat, what's next?
We are a publishing company, and when we think we've got this down pat, we may venture into something else," she said.
Once you have your introduction down pat, have a list of questions in mind that you could ask.
headquartered here, has product placement down pat.
By midseason, the athletes may have most of their routines down pat, which will enable the coach to get a lot done.