Meaning of “at your mother's knee” in the English Dictionary

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"at your mother's knee" in British English

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at your mother's knee

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If you learned something at your mother's knee, you learned it when you were a child:

I learned to sew at my mother's knee.

(Definition of “at your mother's knee” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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