I know a variation of this word - "get yourself up". As you correctly noted above, it means learning how to do something, skillfully cope with something. They also say, in the same context, "get out".
fill your hand. "He was determined to make copies." those. he did the first with difficulty, and the subsequent ones "flew" from under his wrist, because he got his hand full, understood the essence, got used to it - he got used to it. Although I often came across the word "persevere"