find (one's) voice

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find (one's) voice

1. To find one's distinctive style or vision of artistic expression. I think this is your best story yet, Betsy—you've really found your voice as a writer. It takes time to find your voice, but I'm confident you'll get there by the end of our photography class.
2. To regain the ability to speak, especially after something frightening or startling has happened. It took him a minute, but Pete found his voice again after we startled him at his surprise party.
See also: find, voice
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find your ˈvoice/ˈtongue

(informal) finally be able to speak after being too nervous or shy to do so: He sat silent through the first half of the meeting before he found his tongue.
See also: find, tongue, voice
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Jasper!" cried Alice, finding her voice. His anger hurt her with a pain she could not endure.
So finding her voice, speaking up, is the exercise of the Church's prophetic function,' Secillano explained.
And when Annie-Mary finally does rebel it takes the help of the whole village and her finding her voice again.
The mum-of-one, who started out as George Michael's make-up artist before finding her voice, said yesterday: "I know I'm doing the right thing this time.
Finding Her Voice: The Saga of Women in Country Music makes a lively and long overdue contribution to the growing body of scholarship on women in American popular music.
Of course, a study the size of Finding Her Voice is bound to run into problems.
The role of feminism in Finding Her Voice fades in and out of focus.
Finding Her Voice also suffers from an inadequate consideration of race and racism in country music.
And yet, for my purposes here, it is still worth noting that, upon finding her voice, it is not of herself but of God and His doings that she speaks.