get the hang of
To get the hang of is defined as to learn how to do something and to become better or more skilled at something that you may initially not have been very good at.
An example of get the hang of is a beginning knitter who has just created her first scarf without dropping a stitch.
- (idiomatic) To learn to handle something with some skill, through practice or diligence, which can lead to an almost unconscious performance thereof.
- Driving feels awkward when you’re new to it, but it’s easy once you get the hang of it.