see: lay of the land
[hou-too] /ˈhaʊˈtu/ adjective 1. giving or pertaining to basic instructions and directions to the layperson on the methods for doing or making something, especially as a hobby or for practical use: a how-to book on photography. noun, plural how-tos. 2. a set of step-by-step instructions for accomplishing a certain task or reaching a certain objective: […]
/haʊˈtaʊdɪ/ noun 1. a Scottish dish of boiled chicken with poached eggs and spinach
/ˈhaʊzɪt/ sentence substitute 1. (South African) an informal word for hello
[hoks] /hɒks/ noun 1. any of a class of genes that determines the basic structure and orientation of an organism.