find (one's) (own) level

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find (one's) (own) level

To reach one's level of proficiency, comfort, or competency in a particular area. I'm so impressed with the interns—they've really found their level now. It takes time to find your own level as a teacher, but you'll get there—we all do.
See also: find, level

find one's own level

Fig. to find the position or rank to which one is best suited. You cannot force new clerks to be ambitious. They will all find their own level. The new student is happier in the beginning class. It was just a question of letting her find her own level.
See also: find, level, own
References in classic literature ?
Welland said, "let poor Ellen find her own level"--and that, mortifyingly and incomprehensibly, was in the dim depths where the Blenkers prevailed, and "people who wrote" celebrated their untidy rites.
So back off Jess and let her find her own level. She'll ultimately be an asset to the Labour Party and Parliament and continue to serve the people of Yardley well for many years, I hope.
"We'll let her find her own level and won't aim her too high at the moment" Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins combined to land a double courtesy of Cochulains Son and Viso who trotted up in the handicap hurdle.