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get a (or the) feel for (or of)

Definition of get a or the feel for or of in English:

Become accustomed to: you can explore to get a feel of the place
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  • I just came down here today to take in the buzz and get the feel of the atmosphere and it was great.
  • We got a feel for their lifestyle and for what was important to them.
  • That's the one thing that he's been maybe a little bit slow at, just because he's still getting a feel for it.
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