key into

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key into (third-person singular simple present keys into, present participle keying into, simple past and past participle keyed into)

  1. To grasp; to understand the overall concept of or be acutely aware of the underlying and essential meaning of something; to get it.
    Walter wasn't on the same page as the rest of us at first, but we talked about it and keyed him into it.