cut (one's) teeth in (something)(redirected from cut my teeth in)
cut (one's) teeth in (something)
To gain experience with something, especially at a young age. A reference to one's teeth coming in when one is a child. Jen may be young, but she cut her teeth in academic writing, so her perspective and expertise will be invaluable to us.
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cut your ˈteeth on somethinglearn or gain experience from something: It was a small experimental theatre company and many of today’s most successful actors cut their teeth there.
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