get into the swing of it/things

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get into the swing of it/things

To become comfortable with something and begin to do it more efficiently and/or enjoy it. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. You've only been at your new job for a week—I'm sure you'll feel better once you get into the swing of things.
See also: get, of, swing, thing

get into the swing of things

Become active, make progress. For example, She only started work last week, but she quickly got into the swing of things. [Late 1800s]
See also: get, of, swing, thing

get into the swing of things

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get into the swing of it

If you get into the swing of things or get into the swing of it, you get used to doing something and you start doing it well or start enjoying it. It didn't take people long to relax and get into the swing of things. I'd been in the job a couple of months and was just getting into the swing of it. Note: You can also say that you get back into the swing of things, meaning you get used to something again after a period of not doing it. It takes a little time to get back into the swing of things after such a long absence.
See also: get, of, swing, thing