How these things work

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Definition

(Do you know) how these things work?: (Do you know) how things like this function, operate?
idiom

Examples

  • "I need you to show me how things work around here."
  • "I'm not sure if you know how these things work, so I'll explain what needs to be done in five easy steps!"
  • "You know how these things work."
  • "You know how these things work: I'll give a little speech to introduce everyone and set the mood, then our C."

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