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- v. To build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.
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We can make a hard turn, come in right over it, and get out of that radar’s range before they get a handle on us.
We couldn’t quite get a handle on our other ER doc, Gerry Maloney.
By the second lap I was watching his rpms and trying to get a handle on what the car could take seemingly anything.
But Tenzing had more than once shown a quiet awe toward Tampy opinions that occasionally flirted with hero worship, and Ferrol had no intention of letting the aliens 'passive wait-and-see-what-happens attitude soak into the only people who could get a handle on Pegasus' mysterious ailment.
Thanks to Folk Village, and XM-15 for playing “Sinnerman” at the precise moment I was trying to get a handle on the driver.