get one's feet wet


get one's feet wet
To begin gaining experience; To take a risk and try something new.

Let the new hire do that project so she can get her feet wet.


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  • get one's feet wet — {v. phr.}, {informal} To begin; do something for the first time. * /The party was at Bill s house and when Ruth and I got there the party had already started. Jump right in and don t be afraid to get your feet wet, said Bill./ * / It s not hard… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's feet wet — {v. phr.}, {informal} To begin; do something for the first time. * /The party was at Bill s house and when Ruth and I got there the party had already started. Jump right in and don t be afraid to get your feet wet, said Bill./ * / It s not hard… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's feet wet — idi get one s feet wet, to take the first step in an activity, venture, etc …   From formal English to slang

  • get\ one's\ feet\ wet — v. phr. informal To begin; do something for the first time. The party was at Bill s house and when Ruth and I got there the party had already started. Jump right in and don t be afraid to get your feet wet, said Bill. It s not hard to dance once… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get one's feet wet —    If you dip your toes in the water, or get your feet wet, you start to do something new or unfamiliar, or explore new territory for the first time.     It will be a new experience for me, but I can t wait to get my feet wet! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get one's feet wet — begin, do something for the first time He has managed to get his feet wet in the publishing business and is ready to start his own business now …   Idioms and examples

  • get one's feet wet — (Slang) doing something for the first time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get one's feet wet — begin to participate in an activity …   Useful english dictionary

  • get your feet wet — mainly american informal phrase to start doing something for the first time This one week course offers the chance to get your feet wet. Thesaurus: to start doing something new or differentsynonym Main entry: foot * * * get your feet wet …   Useful english dictionary

  • get your feet wet — mainly American informal to start doing something for the first time This one week course offers the chance to get your feet wet …   English dictionary


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