get a fix on

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Definition of get a fix on

1 : to determine the exact position of something (such as a ship or an airplane) We're trying to get a fix on the ship's location.
2 : to get an accurate understanding of something Voters are still trying to get a fix on her character. Analysts are reading reports to get a fix on how the market will perform.

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“Get a fix on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20a%20fix%20on. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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