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get (or keep) one's eye in

Definition of get or keep one's eye in in English:

British Become (or remain) able to make good judgements about a task or activity in which one is engaged: I’ve got my eye in now; I’m landing them just where I want them
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  • Once he got his eye in, he rarely put a foot wrong and got his hands working well, the top hand always in control.
  • A batsman can never really get his eye in on such pitches, and there is always the chance of a mean delivery springing up suddenly.
  • It's nice to feel wanted by a club, it gets my eye in playing again and I intend to make the most of it.
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