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on a need-to-know basis
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used to refer to the practice of providing information only to those who absolutely require that specific information to perform their tasks or duties effectively
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back to front
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used to indicate one's complete knowledge or understanding of something
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to know sth like the back of one's hand
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to be well-informed about or completely familiar with something
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to know sb/sth inside out
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to have very good knowledge or understanding about someone or something
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to have sth at one's fingertips
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to have easy, immediate access to something, often information or resources
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to have / know sth down pat
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to know something so perfectly that one can do it at anytime without having to focus or think
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up to speed
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in a state of being informed and knowledgeable about a particular topic or situation
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the ins and outs of sth
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a complete set of facts or details about how something is done or how it works
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to stand on the shoulders of giants
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to take advantage of the understanding and discoveries of influential figures who have been through the same or similar intellectual progress
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a thing or two
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some pieces of information or knowledge that may be useful or relevant at a later time
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to know the score
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to be well-informed about a particular situation, to the point where one is able to determine the outcome
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street smarts
/stɹˈiːt smˈɑːɹts/
noun
the knowledge or experience that is crucial for one to survive or succeed in urban environments
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