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a thing or two

Definition of a thing or two in English:

informal Used to refer to useful information that can be imparted or learned: Teddy taught me a thing or two about wine
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  • My brother taught me a thing or two, the rest I learnt from magazines and tapes.
  • It is rich in culture and scenery and could teach us Irish a thing or two about how we care for our environment.
  • Our children may only be starting out on life's learning curve, but they could teach us a thing or two.
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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
not harmful or offensive