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show/teach sb the ropes

to show someone how to do a ​job or ​activity: Lynn ​spent an ​afternoonshowing the new ​girl the ​ropes.
(Definition of show/teach sb the ropes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “show/teach sb the ropes”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给(某人)指点窍门, 教(某人)如何工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給(某人)指點竅門, 教(某人)如何工作…
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