get (one's) sea legs

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get (one's) sea legs

1. To become acclimated to being on a ship. I'm afraid I'll have to spill my guts overboard before I get my sea legs on that whale watching tour.
2. By extension, to become acclimated to something new. Oh, you've only been at your new job for a week—you'll get your sea legs eventually.
See also: get, leg, sea
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At the same time, because so many eyeballs see the new programming, the new programmer can charge advertisers a premium - added revenue which can make a life-and-death difference to networks struggling to get their sea legs.