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Get one’s feet wet

DEFINITION

Begin to learn through experience.¬† Start the many steps towards educating oneself.’Feet wet’ refers to learning to swim, so first step is get your feet wet, then your whole body etc.

“If I want to be a doctor, I better get my feet wet by volunteering at the local hospital.”

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