take some getting used to

idiom

: to require that one become familiar with something so that it seems normal or usual
The new color is nice, but it'll take some getting used to.

Examples of take some getting used to in a Sentence

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“Take some getting used to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20some%20getting%20used%20to. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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