One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to indicate that someone is not naive or inexperienced.‘I'm a professional. This ain't my first time at the rodeo’
- ‘Strauses Colin and Greg are taking up directing duties here, and while this isn't their first rodeo, it's damn sure their biggest.’
- ‘"It's not my first time at the rodeo," he told The Washington Times.’
- ‘The cover remained because this wasn't the city's first rodeo in terms of keeping things hush-hush - not with the NSA in town.’
- ‘I'm ready for the race. This isn't my first rodeo.’
- ‘The Tampa Bay Buccaneers sure know how to block punts, this isn't their first rodeo.’
- ‘Well, you know, this is my 13th year in the mayor's office and this is not our first rodeo.’
- ‘This isn't my first rodeo, though. I've worked in professional racing since 1984.’
- ‘Then again, this isn't her first time at the rodeo - Coppola has previously served as a guest editor for French Vogue.’
- ‘It's not your first rodeo and it's not congresswoman Blackburn's. 96% of the congress gets returned to office.’
- ‘But this isn't our first time at the rodeo, we have years of Olympic watching under our belts.’
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