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    Lightbulb Get an insight or get insight?

    Hey there,

    What does "get an insight or get insight" mean usually?

    thanks,

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    Re: Get an insight or get insight?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZOEYW View Post
    Hey there,

    What does "get an insight or get insight" mean usually?

    thanks,
    Did you look up "insight" in a dictionary?

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    Re: Get an insight or get insight?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Did you look up "insight" in a dictionary?
    Yes. Meaning, as a noun, deep and clear perception of a situation. However, people use the phrase frequently in many places, I just feel like, in general, it means getting better understanding of something?

    Also, any difference between the two phrases?

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    Re: Get an insight or get insight?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZOEYW View Post
    Yes. Meaning, as a noun, deep and clear perception of a situation. However, people use the phrase frequently in many places, I just feel like, in general, it means getting better understanding of something?

    Also, any difference between the two phrases?
    Good, but with "insight" the understanding is deep. Your two phrases have about the same meaning, but "gain" is more common than "get".

    See here: https://books.google.com/ngrams/grap...nsight%3B%2Cc0

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