learn (something) at one's mother's knee

idiom

: to learn (something) when one is very young
I learned to speak French at my mother's knee.

Dictionary Entries Near learn (something) at one's mother's knee

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learn (something) at one's mother's knee

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“Learn (something) at one's mother's knee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/learn%20%28something%29%20at%20one%27s%20mother%27s%20knee. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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