Definition of have something off or down pat in English:
Have something memorized perfectly: she has her answer off pat
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- It is not so much a question of what makes a criminal - Lucy has the answers off pat, ‘poverty, a failing system of education and the values of a monetarist society’ - but who exactly is the criminal and to what degree?
- I'm so used to this sort of attack that I now have my response off pat.
- Obviously Amazon and Allmusic have the basics down pat - simple catalogue-related facets of a release, which make it easy to find and sell music.
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