plural of rope
1
as in mechanics
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
as in brass tacks
the specific practical details of something still learning the ropes of her new job

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ropes

2 of 2

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 27 Nov. 2022.

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