get the drift

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get the drift (third-person singular simple present gets the drift, present participle getting the drift, simple past got the drift, past participle (UK) got the drift or (US) gotten the drift)

  1. (idiomatic) To understand, at least on some basic or general level.
    I don't really read French, but I can often guess enough to get the drift.