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

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


  • Become accustomed to.

    ‘you can explore to get a feel of the place’
    • ‘We got a feel for their lifestyle and for what was important to them.’
    • ‘This game allows the user to get the feel for being a corporate manager with ties to the Mob.’
    • ‘After 7 laps I had really got the feel of the car and found you could easily go though the chicane at 90-100 mph.’
    • ‘I just came down here today to take in the buzz and get the feel of the atmosphere and it was great.’
    • ‘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.’