click into place

(redirected from clicking into place)

click into place

1. Literally, of an object, to fit securely into something, 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.
See also: click, place
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
It was the Fifers' seventh win in a row and Young said: "Everything is just clicking into place. It was brilliant from every single player."
I'm delighted that everything is clicking into place now.
Dramatic lighting and meticulous shots of lead type clicking into place and printing presses groaning into gear are sure to get any First Amendment lover's libido going.
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. We have rock-solid ownership in Steve King and, with Todd Kelman, the best general manager in British hockey."
Gower said: "England are well organised and things seem to be clicking into place.
According to the Mirror, Gower backed England to win in the first Test at Brisbane as he believes that the team is well-organised and seems to have everything 'clicking into place', adding that England has become a strong side under Cook and they how to win Test matches.
"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.