have a feel for (something)(redirected from had a feel for)
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have a feel for (something)
To have good sense of a situation or how to do something; to have substantial knowledge or experience in something. Once I have a feel for the company's daily operations, I'll be more comfortable in this management role. I have a feel for horses after working on a ranch for so many years.
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have a ˈfeel for something(informal) have an understanding of something or be naturally good at doing it: A good politician has to have a feel for what people want.
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