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Difference between Get a fix of something and Get a fix on something

get a fix of something—(coll.) obtain a dose of smth., especially an addictive drug:

  • Politicians up for re-election are like crack addicts; they’ll say anything to anyone to get a fix of votes.

get a fix on something—(coll.) obtain a clear understanding of smth.:

  • Because of lax reporting requirements it’s difficult to get a fix on precisely what these companies own.