"to teach someone the ropes"
to teach or show someone (usually in a new situation) how to do something that the person is not familiar with
acquaint, advise, brief, coach, demonstrate, develop, direct, edify, educate, enlighten, form, guide, imbue, impart, implant, inculcate, indoctrinate, inform, instruct, lecture, prepare, reveal, school, show, tell, train, tutor, update
This teacher is literally teaching us the ropes
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