Translation: from english

know something like the back of one s hand

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  • know something like the back of one's hand — be entirely familiar with a place or route …   Useful english dictionary

  • (like the) back of one's hand —    If you know something like the back of your hand, you are very familiar with it and know it in detail.     Of course I won t get lost. I know London like the back of my hand! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • know like the back of one's hand — verb To be intimately knowledgeable about something, especially a place. He knows the software like the back of his hand, and can often solve problems over the phone, without looking. Syn: know like the palm of ones hand …   Wiktionary

  • The Operative: No One Lives Forever — For the similarly titled James Bond novel, see Nobody Lives for Ever. The Operative: No One Lives Forever The game s box art displays protagonist Cate Archer …   Wikipedia

  • Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind — Studio album by Linda Ronstadt Released Octo …   Wikipedia

  • back — {{11}}back (adj.) Middle English, from BACK (Cf. back) (n.) and BACK (Cf. back) (adv.). Formerly with comp. backer (c.1400), also backermore. To be on the back burner in the figurative sense is from 1960, from the image of a cook keeping a pot… …   Etymology dictionary

  • know — [c]/noʊ / (say noh) verb (knew, known, knowing) –verb (t) 1. to perceive or understand as fact or truth, or apprehend with clearness and certainty. 2. to have fixed in the mind or memory: to know a poem by heart. 3. to be cognisant or aware of;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • back */*/*/ — I UK [bæk] / US adverb 1) a) in the direction that is behind you Don t look back, but there s a man following us. He asked us to move back a few yards. b) in a position where your back is leaning backwards lean/sit/lie back: She leant back in her …   English dictionary

  • back — n., adv., v., & adj. n. 1 a the rear surface of the human body from the shoulders to the hips. b the corresponding upper surface of an animal s body. c the spine (fell and broke his back). d the keel of a ship. 2 a any surface regarded as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • back — 1 adverb 1 RETURN in or into the place or position where someone or something was before: Freddie was supposed to be back at the hotel by six. | Put that book back where you found it! | We d better go back, she said regretfully. 2 AS BEFORE in or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • back — back1 W1S1 [bæk] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(return to place)¦ 2¦(as before)¦ 3¦(previous place)¦ 4¦(backwards)¦ 5¦(reply/reaction)¦ 6¦(return something to somebody)¦ 7¦(in the past)¦ 8¦(again)¦ 9 sit/lie/lean back 10¦(away)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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