get into the swing of things


get into the swing of things
get into the swing of it/things to become familiar with an activity or situation so that you can start doing it well or enjoying it.

I was just getting into the swing of things when they transferred me to another department.

I hadn't worked in an office for a few years and it took me a while to get back into the swing of it.


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  • 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

  • get into the swing of it — get into the swing of it/things to become familiar with an activity or situation so that you can start doing it well or enjoying it. I was just getting into the swing of things when they transferred me to another department. I hadn t worked in an …   New idioms dictionary

  • get (back) into the swing of things Brit. — get (back) into the swing of things Brit. informal become accustomed to (or return to) an activity or routine. → swing …   English new terms dictionary

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  • get in the swing (of something) — get in/into the ˈswing (of sth) idiom (informal) to get used to an activity or a situation and become fully involved in it • I ve only been here a week so I haven t got into the swing of things yet. Main entry: ↑swingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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  • swing — ► VERB (past and past part. swung) 1) move back and forth or from side to side while or as if suspended. 2) move by grasping a support and leaping. 3) move in a smooth, curving line. 4) (swing at) attempt to hit or punch. 5) shift from one… …   English terms dictionary