cut (one's) teeth in (something)

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cut (one's) teeth in (something)

To gain experience with something, especially at a young age. A reference to one's teeth coming in when one is a child. Jen may be young, but she cut her teeth in academic writing, so her perspective and expertise will be invaluable to us.
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