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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