get feet wet
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get one's feet wet
Fig. to get a little first-time experience with something. (Obvious literal possibilities.) Of course he can't do the job right. He's hardly got his feet wet yet. I'm looking forward to learning to drive. I can't wait to get behind the steering wheel and get my feet wet.
get your feet wet
to experience something for the first time If you've never invested money in the stock market, now is the time to get your feet wet.
Usage notes: said especially about something that involves taking a risk
get your feet wet(mainly American)
to experience something for the first time, especially something that involves taking a risk Investors are encouraged to get their feet wet by buying just a few shares to begin with.
get (one's) feet wet
To start a new activity or job.