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feel one's way

Definition of feel one's way in English:

1Find one’s way by touch rather than sight: he felt his way back to the stairs
More example sentences
  • Knowing the layout well enough to find the cups in the dark, she felt her way around.
  • He placed a hand on either side of the tunnel trying to feel his way down the stairway.
  • A mouse uses its whiskers to feel its way around.
grope, fumble, scrabble, pick, poke, explore
1.1Proceed cautiously, especially in a situation that is unfamiliar: she was new in the job, still feeling her way
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  • You know, being new to the position, I still had to feel my way through.
  • I am part of a generation which is still feeling its way.
  • Its more of a guideline to feel your way into the gaming world.
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