get the feel of sth

get the feel of sth
get the feel of sth
to learn how to do something, usually a new activity: »

Once she got the feel of the business, she quickly established a reputation.

Main Entry: feel

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get the feel of something doing something — get the feel of sth/of doing sth idiom to become familiar with sth or with doing sth • I haven t got the feel of the brakes in this car yet. Main entry: ↑feelidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the feel of of doing something — get the feel of sth/of doing sth idiom to become familiar with sth or with doing sth • I haven t got the feel of the brakes in this car yet. Main entry: ↑feelidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the hump — get/have/the hump british informal phrase to feel annoyed or offended Thesaurus: to feel offended or insultedsynonym to be, or to become angry or annoyedsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel — Ⅰ. feel UK US /fiːl/ verb [I or T] ► to experience something physical or emotional: »Steve s not feeling well so he s not in the office today. »We want our employees to feel good about coming to work. »In some companies, workers feel pressure to… …   Financial and business terms

  • feel*/*/*/ — [fiːl] (past tense and past participle felt [felt] ) verb I 1) [linking verb] to be in a particular state as a result of an emotion or a physical feeling I was feeling quite cheerful when we set out.[/ex] Are you feeling ill?[/ex] I feel such a… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • a feel for sth — ► an understanding of something, especially one that you get by experiencing something rather than learning about it: »We are putting people on the ground to ensure that we are the first to get a feel for what the consumer wants. Main Entry:… …   Financial and business terms

  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • get into the swing (of something) — informal phrase to become used to a new situation and to feel confident that you can deal with it I’ve been here a week, and I’m only just beginning to get into the swing of things. Thesaurus: to become familiar with a new situation or way of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel — feel1 W1S1 [fi:l] v past tense and past participle felt [felt] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(feeling/emotion)¦ 2¦(notice)¦ 3¦(feel smooth/dry etc)¦ 4¦(feel good/strange/exciting etc)¦ 5¦(have an opinion)¦ 6 feel like (doing) something 7¦(touch)¦ 8 feel around/on/in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • feel — 1 /fi:l/ verb past tense and past participle felt /felt/ 1 FEEL HAPPY/SICK ETC (linking verb, intransitive) to experience a particular feeling or emotion: You can never tell what he s feeling. | feel fine/sick/hungry/guilty etc: I m feeling a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”