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click into place

1. Literally, of an object, to fit securely into something else, often with an audible clicking noise. My seatbelt isn't clicking into place—is it broken?
2. By extension, to begin to make sense or be understood. Thanks to my tutor, this week's lesson on polynomials has finally clicked into place.
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click into place

become suddenly clear and understandable.
Click into place is used literally of an object, especially part of a mechanism, to mean ‘fall smoothly into its allotted position’.
See also: click, place
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RAY McKINNON insists consistency is the key to Dundee United's title charge clicking into place.
I've been with Devils just about ever since and it's amazing for me to see things clicking into place.
Gower said: "England are well organised and things seem to be clicking into place.
Everything is just clicking into place but there is a long way to go this season and we have to keep our feet on the ground.
It all seems to be clicking into place and long may it continue.
He's starting to find himself in boxing and it's all clicking into place brilliantly.
We've done plenty of work and hopefully it's all clicking into place.
Yet many of the variables for progress are at last clicking into place, as witnessed by the recent decision to hold back two US Army brigades scheduled to deploy to Iraq.
As an out-and-out Everton fan, Rooney will be as frustrated as anyone that things are not clicking into place at the moment.
We've been making quite a few big changes and it's just a question of things clicking into place and putting it all together out there on the course.
In Bahor's prosthetic fingers, the plastic knee joint acts as a substitute knuckle, clicking into place at various different angles.
However, I can clearly remember things clicking into place about halfway through last year's race, and with the true pace which suits him so well he came there powerfully and ended up running right away from Royal Anthem.
There's extra fun on audio-capable systems, from the sounds of scissors cutting out the pieces and the pieces clicking into place during play to the sound of an admiring crowd once the puzzle is complete.
Over the four games so far we have played well for the majority of time but when you concede eight times in so few games then it's obvious something is not clicking into place.
Now everything is clicking into place with the driving school as Bellshill are moving up the table.