get your feet wet

get (one's) feet wet

To try or start something. I'm confident that you'll be able to drive a stick shift—you just need to get your feet wet first.
See also: feet, get, wet
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get your feet wet

mainly AMERICAN
If you get your feet wet, you get involved in something or experience something for the first time. Charlton thinks it's time for me to get my feet wet. He says I'll be able to help the department a lot more if I learn how police actually solve crimes. Note: You can also say that you have your feet wet. Well, the Secretary of State now has his feet wet in the Middle East.
See also: feet, get, wet
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

get your feet wet

begin to participate in an activity.
See also: feet, get, wet
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get your ˈfeet wet

(especially American English, informal) start doing something that is new for you: At that time he was a young actor, just getting his feet wet.
See also: feet, get, wet
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