the ins and outs

plural noun

: the details about how something works or is done
often + of
I'm still learning all the ins and outs of American politics.

Examples of the ins and outs in a Sentence

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“The ins and outs.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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