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have/get the measure of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhave/get the measure of somethinghave/get the measure of somethingJUDGEto become familiar with something, so that you can control or deal with it measure
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have/get the measure of somethingHe may have the measure of the John Gosden-trained Anshan, running from stall 15.Booth and Rowntree were more concerned with getting the measure of poverty than with trying to devise a general theory about it.
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