get an inkling (of something)(redirected from get an inkling of)
get an inkling (of something)
To obtain a basic, vague, or rudimentary knowledge or understanding (about something). Oh, don't worry, I got an inkling of how much this mistake is going to cost the company from the boss. I do speak a little Japanese, but I can't seem to get an inkling of what this woman is talking about.
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