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ropes

noun
plural of rope

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1 the characteristic peculiarities and technicalities of something
  • needs a mentor who will show her the ropes of running a catering business

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2 the specific practical details of something
  • still learning the ropes of her new job

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ropes

verb
present tense third-person singular of rope

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“Ropes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ropes. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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