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  • as inbreak the ice
  • as incommence

synonyms for get one's feet wet

  • be friendly and talkative
  • break ground
  • cut the first turf
  • lay the first stone
  • lead off
  • lead the way
  • make a start
  • oil the works
  • open the way
  • pave the way
  • set at ease
  • smooth the path
  • socialize
  • start
  • start the ball rolling
  • take the plunge
  • initiate
  • begin
  • inaugurate
  • take up
  • launch
  • originate
  • open
  • arise
  • embark on
  • enter upon
  • come into being
  • come into existence
  • get cracking
  • get going
  • get show on road
  • hit the ground running
  • jump into
  • kick off
  • lead off
  • start the ball rolling
  • tear into
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How to use get one's feet wet in a sentence

He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Moreover, most of the burrows were only a few feet apart and no agonistic behavior was witnessed.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Her feet felt rooted to the floor in the wonder and doubt of this strange occurrence.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GET ONE'S FEET WET

  • be friendly and talkative
  • break ground
  • cut the first turf
  • get one's feet wet
  • lay the first stone
  • lead off
  • lead the way
  • make a start
  • oil the works
  • open the way
  • pave the way
  • set at ease
  • smooth the path
  • socialize
  • start
  • start the ball rolling
  • take the plunge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.