Copped onto - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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cop onto (something)
slang To learn or understand something. Thanks for explaining that concept to me—I think I'm copping onto it now.
cop onto something
Sl. to understand or become aware of something. I think I'm copping onto the significance of this at last. Try to cop onto what I'm saying, Otto.
References in periodicals archive
Maybe people copped onto
our style of play when we were playing with a sweeper and stuff.
Perhaps it was the moment of false hope when I thought the world had finally copped onto
The players copped onto
this and knew there was a bit of leeway given and it enhanced the competition.