in the groove

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*in the groove

Sl. attuned to something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I was uncomfortable at first, but now I'm beginning to get in the groove. Fred began to get in the groove, and things went more smoothly.
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in the groove

doing something easily and well I haven't played in a month, but with a few more practices I'll be right back in the groove.
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in the groove

Performing very well, excellent; also, in fashion, up-to-date. For example, The band was slowly getting in the groove, or To be in the groove this year you'll have to get a fake fur coat. This idiom originally alluded to running accurately in a channel, or groove. It was taken up by jazz musicians in the 1920s and later began to be used more loosely. A variant, back in the groove, means "returning to one's old self," as in He was very ill but now he's back in the groove. [Slang; mid-1800s]
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in the groove

mod. cool; groovy; pleasant and delightful. (see also get in the groove.) Man, is that combo in the groove tonight!
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in the groove

Slang
Performing exceptionally well.
See also: groove