know the drill

idiom

Definition of know the drill

informal
: to know how something is done : to be familiar with a regular process, procedure, etc. You don't have to tell us what to do. We all know the drill by now.

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“Know the drill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/know%20the%20drill. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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