give (one) a/the feel of (something)

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give (one) a/the feel of (something)

To help one to get a good sense of a situation or how to do something; to help one to gain substantial knowledge or experience in something. I'm not too comfortable in this management role—any chance you can help give me a feel of the company's daily operations?
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Often times a client's request is to create a light and airy space, but when there are no or limited windows to work with, our job as designers is to produce innovative alternatives to give the feel of "light and airy" without deconstructing the building structure.
This new pattern uses an intricate placement of mosaic tiles precisely chosen to give the feel of handmade mosaic design work.
A San Francisco-based startup is planning to launch a new web site that enables users to programme their own Internet radio station, complete with voiceovers or chat between songs to give the feel of a live radio broadcast.
Second, he was able to create an atmosphere and capture a mood-to give the feel of what it was like, for example, to live in Toronto during the years when he was growing up.
The uneven and unsubtle script helps give the feel of an extended sitcom rather than a coherent movie.
The gun is so drained of lethal connotations that it doesn't even give the feel of an S/M toy.