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the ins and outsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˌɪnz ənd ˈaʊts/  us   /ˌɪnz ənd ˈaʊts/
C2 the ​detailed or ​complicatedfacts of something: I ​know how to use ​computers, but I don't really ​understand the ins and ​outs of how they ​work.
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Translations of “the ins and outs”
in Chinese (Simplified) 详情,细节…
in Turkish bütün ayrıntı ve gerçekler…
in Russian тонкости…
in Chinese (Traditional) 詳情,細節…
in Polish szczegóły…
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