a feel for

a feel for something

an understanding or ability in a particular subject or activity I studied piano for a year, but I never really got a feel for it. She has a real feel for language, so her books are a pleasure to read.
Usage notes: usually said about a natural skill that you cannot learn and often used with get or have, as in the examples
See also: feel
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So, when's the next time we could get a feel for this?