have hung up and salted

have something hung up and salted

Rur. to know everything about something. (Often used ironically, as in the second example.) The historian sure had Louisiana history hung up and salted. Jim's sixteen years old, and he thinks he has the opposite sex hung up and salted.
See also: and, have, hung, salt, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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