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oneself Fig. to discover what one's talents and preferences are. Bill did better in school after he found himself. John tried a number of different jobs. He finally found himself when he became a cook.

find

(something) out (about someone or something) (from someone or something) to learn something about someone or something from someone or something. What did you find out about Terry from Mr. Franklin? I didn't find anything out about Roger from the newspaper stories. I found out what I wanted to know about solar flares from the encyclopedia. What did you find out about Bill?

find

(something) out the hard way Go to learn (something) the hard way.

find yourself

to discover your particular abilities and interests Only after she became an actress did she find herself.
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And the Findable app is one step in facilitating local commerce over the mobile.
She was unaware of a reference librarian's particular skill set or mission to find what is not immediately findable.
Stop selling, and start making your firm findable and choosable.
Library helpers - Eugene Public Library - Downtown Pick Up Team (team member to help keep books and other materials findable by traveling around the library collecting items that patrons have left and sort them to be reshelved correctly.
Nature Stories was made "very, very findable," said Colman, by promoting it on the nonprofit's Web site and "on just a ton of different online venues.
cumbia music is easily findable on Spanish-language radio stations, though the dance takes some searching out.
org; the roadmap should be findable either on the home page or in "Inside AMIA.
Thus, it is critical that each level of that hierarchy offers a data protection level that makes data findable, movable and recoverable at each phase of its life.
Jimmy Hoffa is still findable but freshly convicted.
As a result, user companies have to either accept the fact that their records are going to slowly decay to the point where they are unusable, or they have to make multiple copies of records with the hope that at least one of them will be (a) findable, and (b) usable.
The rough was penal but the fairways were all findable and there was a minimum of distaste from the players.
Net centricity is a term for making all data available on the net in a way that is findable and usable by those who might need the information.
In order for their locations to be findable, for example, every one of those .
The antiquarian, concerned with the tangible and findable, is willing to concede that there is a point in history beyond which he knows nothing, and, while he laments the loss of past cultures to the ravages of time, he is nevertheless able to acknowledge that such a loss has occurred, and to declare that time has won.