Learn English Idioms – Get Your Feet Wet

MichaelADIdioms & Slang

When you get your feet wet, it means that you gain initial experience or start something new, often cautiously or tentatively.

Here are some example sentences with this idiom:

  • After years of working in finance, Emily decided to get her feet wet in the world of entrepreneurship by starting her own business.
  • Lisa got her feet wet in the field of photography by taking a beginner’s course.
  • John was excited to get his feet wet in the world of volunteering, so he signed up for a local community project.

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