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.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Why can't you let him go about by himself and find his own level? He'll never be worth a button if you go on keeping him under your skirts."
He was getting games but had to find his own level of consistency - and he has done that now."
He might just need the run, but we've done a nice bit of work with him and he's a guy who will find his own level."
"He should be allowed to pick and choose in his own time and to find his own level. Shona on the other hand loves the game and loves Kerry.