have a feel for something

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.
See also: feel, have

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.
See also: feel, have, something