get the hang of


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get the hang of (third-person singular simple present gets the hang of, present participle getting the hang of, simple past got the hang of, past participle (UK) got the hang of or (US) gotten the hang of)

  1. (colloquial) To begin to understand or manage at a basic level; to learn to handle with some skill.
    Driving feels awkward when you’re new to it, but it’s easy once you get the hang of it.