get the feel of

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get the feel of something

to become familiar with something This software is a little complicated to use, but you'll soon get the feel of it.
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get the feel of

Also, have the feel of. Become or be accustomed to or learn about; acquire skill in. For example, It took me a while to get the feel of the new car, or After a few months Jack had the feel of his new position. This idiom transfers the sense of touch to mental perception. [Mid-1900s]
See also: feel, get, of