get my drift

Get my drift
If you get someone's drift, you understand what they are trying to say. ('Catch their drift' is an alternative form.)

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • get the drift — get (someone s)/the drift informal, informal to understand what someone is saying. Can you explain that again? I don t quite get your drift. I didn t understand everything he was saying but I think I caught the drift …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the drift — to understand in a general way what someone is telling you. I usually read the first page of a report just to get the drift. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form get someone s drift: She said something about going home, but Len didn t get her… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the drift — verb To understand, at least at some basic or general level. I dont really read French, but I can often guess enough to get the drift …   Wiktionary

  • get my drift — understand my meaning, dig me    I don t think of you as a sister, if you get my drift …   English idioms

  • Get my drift? — Go to (Do you) get my drift? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get my drift —    If you get someone s drift, you understand what they are trying to say. ( Catch their drift is an alternative form.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get the drift —  Understand …   American business jargon

  • (Do you) get my drift? — interrog. Do you understand me? □ Get my drift? Should I explain it again? □ Do you get my drift, or shall I run through it again? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • if you get my drift — if you catch/get my drift informal, informal something that you say to suggest that you have left out information or your opinion from what you have just told someone. She always has to be the centre of attention, if you catch my drift …   New idioms dictionary

  • drift´ing|ly — drift «drihft», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to carry along by currents of water or air: »The current was drifting our boat onto the rocks. 2. to heap up; pile up: »The wind is so strong it s drifting the snow. 3. to enlarge or shape (a hole) with a… …   Useful english dictionary

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