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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John and Gregg put a new bunch of celebrities to the test CELEBRITY MASTERCHEF BBC1 9pm GIVEN that MasterChef in all its various guises has run for about 450 series, we all know the drill by now.
"Marcus Sorg and Andy Koepke know the drill and the team very well, and they will discuss everything with Jogi anyway.The German squad will meet up in the Dutch town of Venlo on Sunday before facing Belarus in Borisov on June 8 and Estonia in Mainz on June 11.
SHE might be use to wearing combat fatigues in her role in the BBC hit Our Girl, but Michelle Keegan shows she know the drill when it comes to getting her party glam on.
Fans will know the drill, food will be served from 7pm until 11pm, while the bar and music will stay open until midnight.
One Born Every Minute C4, 9pm FACTUAL On the maternity wards, Laura and Paul Brooks eagerly await the tenth addition to their family - they should know the drill by now!
You know the drill: Is Judaism a religion or an ethnicity?
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.Cal Fire has opened up an evacuation center in Winters at the Public Safety Center.
Summary: You know the drill. Your department wants to hire a new counsel to senior counsel-level attorney.
It's an 11-incher, packed with steak and seasoned gravy in a golden pastry - you know the drill.
Yeah yeah yeah, you're thinking, we know the drill. Gas and air, breathing, moaning moaning moaning, screaming screaming screcall the flippin' midwife a baby just came right out of that woman!!!
You know the drill by now: thousands of hopefuls take to the stage for there few minutes of fame, while the camera cuts to Ant and Dec every few minutes backstage cackling like light entertainment's answer to Hamlet's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
You know the drill by now: thousands of hopefuls take to the stage for their few minutes of fame, while the camera cuts to Ant and Dec every few minutes backstage cackling like light entertainment's answer to Hamlet's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.