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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. 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
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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
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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
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

get (back) into the swing of things

get used to (or return to) being easy and relaxed about an activity or routine you are engaged in. informal
See also: get, of, swing, thing
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get in/into the ˈswing (of something)

(informal) become involved in something and start to do it well and enjoy it: I’ve only been at college a week, so I haven’t got into the swing of things yet.He was just getting in the swing of his performance when all the lights went out.
See also: get, swing
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