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get the hang of something

to learn how to do something I wasn't especially interested and never did get the hang of that stupid violin.
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get the hang of something

  (informal)
to succeed in learning how to do something after practising it After three weeks of using this computer I think I've finally got the hang of it.
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get the hang of

Learn the proper way of doing, using or handling something; acquire the knack of something. For example, I finally got the hang of this computer program. [Colloquial; mid-1800s]
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