tricks of the trade

tricks of the trade
tricks of the trade special ingenious techniques used in a profession or craft.
Main Entry: trick

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  • tricks of the trade — n. special skills and knowledge associated with any trade or profession. □ I know a few tricks of the trade that make things easier. □ I learned the tricks of the trade from my uncle …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tricks of the trade —    This term refers to a clever or expert way of doing things, especially in a job.     He s a tough negotiator; he knows all the tricks of the trade …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • tricks of the trade — See the tricks of the trade …   English idioms

  • tricks of the trade — clever methods that help you to do a job better or faster. As a journalist, you learn the tricks of the trade pretty quickly or you don t survive …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) tricks of the trade — the tricks of the trade phrase quick and effective methods used by experienced people in a particular profession There are a few tricks of the trade which will help you when painting a room. Thesaurus: systems and methods for doing thingssynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the tricks of the trade — skills of an occupation, learn the ropes    I know the printing business. I ll show you the tricks of the trade …   English idioms

  • the tricks of the trade — quick and effective methods used by experienced people in a particular profession There are a few tricks of the trade which will help you when painting a room …   English dictionary

  • teach you the tricks of the trade — teach you how to do it, teach you the easy way, learn the ropes    Welcome to the company, Ken. Paul will work with you and teach you the tricks of the trade …   English idioms

  • tricks of the trade — special ingenious techniques used in a profession or craft. → trick …   English new terms dictionary

  • tricks of the trade — special ingenious techniques used in a profession or craft, esp. those that are little known by outsiders …   Useful english dictionary

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