Here is my idiom of the week: to learn the ropes.
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To learn the ropes is to learn how to do something new that you will do regularly – for example, in a new job.
‘It won’t take you long to learn the ropes – you will soon be able to run the café by yourself’.
Something is up in the air when there is a period of uncertainty, particularly when you are waiting for a decision on something.
Everything is up in the air at the moment – we haven’t received a final decision about the project yet.
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