get into (one's) stride

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get into (one's) stride

To become comfortable with something. It took a few weeks, but I think I've finally gotten into my stride at my new job. I know that Rob has been struggling a bit since he joined the team, but I'm confident that he'll get into his stride soon enough.
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get into one's stride

1. Lit. [for a runner] to reach a comfortable and efficient pace. I got into my stride right away, and that helped win the race. She never got into her stride, and that's why she lost.
2. Fig. to reach one's most efficient and productive rate of doing something. When I get into my stride, I'll be more efficient. Amy will be more efficient when she gets into her stride.
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get into your stride


hit your stride

COMMON If you get into your stride or hit your stride, you start to do something well and confidently, after being slower or less certain at the beginning. The Government is getting into its stride and seems, for the moment, to be fulfilling its promises. He's still learning but when he hits his stride, he'll be unstoppable.
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get into your ˈstride

(British English) (American English hit (your) ˈstride) begin to do something with confidence and at a good speed after a slow, uncertain start: She found the job difficult at first, but now she’s got into her stride and she loves it.
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It's a pity, particularly as during the offstage argument in act one, she really gets into her stride, and gives Danny Douglas, the actor playing her son Tom, a great sounding board to play off.
SULTRY Rachel Weisz gets into her stride in these extraordinary boots.
Cheryl gets into her stride at MEN Arena after initial nerves
Annika Sorenstam obviously swings it great but I think when Michelle gets into her stride she's going to be hitting the ball as long as any woman.
As an instrument of torture and execution, she makes the guillotine and Spanish Inquisition seem like a stroll in the park, and once she gets into her stride I fear it won't be long before we have a major diplomatic incident.