find (one's)/its way(redirected from find its way)
find (one's)/its way
To arrive at a particular place or situation unintentionally. I found my way into counseling after the grief became too much to bear.
find one's way (around)
Fig. to be able to move about an area satifactorily without getting lost. I can go downtown by myself. I can find my way around. I know the area well enough to find my way.
find one's way (somewhere)
[for someone] to discover the route to a place. Mr. Smith found his way to the museum. Can you find your way home?
find one's way
Reach a destination, especially with some difficulty or not as a matter of course. For example, She finally found her way to the remote cabin, or Some slang phrases have found their way into standard English. The literal use of this term dates from the 1200s, the figurative from the early 1800s.