get a fix on


get a fix on
(smth) - receive a reading of a distant object by electronic means

We were able to get a fix on the island and got the boat safely to the harbor.


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  • get\ a\ fix — • get a fix • give (someone) a fix v. phr. slang drug culture To provide (someone) with an injection of narcotics. The neighborhood pusher gave Joe a fix. Contrast: get a fix on …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get a fix on — (something) to understand something. It s not easy to get a fix on this new era we ve entered. Usage notes: sometimes also used in the form have a fix on something: After reading that biography, I felt I really had a fix on Jefferson …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a fix on — ► get a fix on determine the position, nature, or facts of. Main Entry: ↑fix …   English terms dictionary

  • get a fix on — {v. phr.}, {informal} Receive a reading of a distant object by electronic means, as by radar or sonar. * /Can you get a fix on the submarine?/ Contrast: GET A FIX …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get a fix on — {v. phr.}, {informal} Receive a reading of a distant object by electronic means, as by radar or sonar. * /Can you get a fix on the submarine?/ Contrast: GET A FIX …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ a\ fix\ on — v. phr. informal Receive a reading of a distant object by electronic means, as by radar or sonar. Can you get a fix on the submarine? Contrast: get a fix …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get a fix — or[give a fix] {v. phr.}, {slang}, {drug culture} To provide (someone) with an injection of narcotics. * /The neighborhood pusher gave Joe a fix./ Contrast: GET A FIX ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get a fix — or[give a fix] {v. phr.}, {slang}, {drug culture} To provide (someone) with an injection of narcotics. * /The neighborhood pusher gave Joe a fix./ Contrast: GET A FIX ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get a fix — AND get a gift tv. to buy drugs; to take a dose of drugs. (Drugs.) □ Gert had to get home and get a fix. □ What did Tracy mean when she said she had to get a gift fast? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get a fix on — calculate, determine, figure out    We should get a fix on the office expenses the total per month …   English idioms