Your French is great, and you "know a spoke" about it...! But sometimes, French idioms, which are part of our culture and its charm, can make our language perplexing and abstruse. So, in our posts, we wish to "give you a punch with our thumb" to make it easier.

"En connaître un rayon": to be an expert in something.

"Donner un coup de pouce": to give a little help.