get a handle on : Idioms in English

get a handle on

To learn something new
Usage:
Sarah pressed the buttons on her new cell phone, trying to get a handle on how it worked.

get a handle on in News

  1. Blaze near Yosemite threatens homes

    A campfire left untended sparked a blaze near Yosemite National Park that is threatening hundreds of homeowners, but firefighters are starting to get a handle on it.
    on June 19, 2013 Source: CNN

  2. Blaze blamed on campfire roars near Yosemite

    A campfire left untended sparked a blaze near Yosemite National Park that is threatening hundreds of homeowners, but firefighters are starting to get a handle on it.
    on June 19, 2013 Source: CNN

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