know a trick or two

know a trick or two

To be knowledgeable about how best to do or deal with something. Likely modeled on the more common phrase "know a thing or two." Don't worry, I know a trick or two to get us past security. You should ask Tom about this piece of equipment. He knows a trick or two about how to get it running.
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know a trick or two

to know some special way of dealing with a problem. I think I can handle all of this with no trouble. I know a trick or two. I may be a senior citizen, but I still know a trick or two. I think I can help you with this.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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