find (one's) feet

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find (one's) feet

To reach a level of comfort in a new situation. It took a while, but I've finally found my feet in my job. I know you're nervous, but all freshmen are—you'll find your feet at school, don't worry.
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find one's feet

Fig. to become used to a new situation or experience. She was lonely when she first left home, but she is finding her feet now. It takes time to learn the office routine, but you will gradually find your feet.
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find your feet

COMMON If you find your feet in a new situation, you become more confident and learn what to do. The ambassador has only been here for two months — he's still finding his feet. The first year here was straightforward and I was able to find my feet before the really hard work began. Note: The idea is of finding your sense of balance so you can move about without falling over or needing to support yourself.
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find your feet

1 stand up and become able to walk. 2 establish yourself in a particular situation or enterprise.
2 1990 V. S. Naipaul India In Calcutta he stayed with some friend or distant relation until he found his feet.
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find your ˈfeet

(informal) become used to a new job, place, etc. and start functioning well: After moving from teaching to industry, it took her a long time to find her feet in a very different job.
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Supermarket customers have voted to give thousands to Renfrewshire charity Finding Your Feet.
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Featuring a star-studded cast including Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley and David Hayman, Finding Your Feet is a hilarious and heart-warming modern comedy proving that it's never too late to start again.
It is the latest phase of his recovery since working with the Finding Your Feet charity, who Mr Johnson credits with rebuilding his confidence after the horrific accident.
It is the latest phase of his recovery since working with the Finding Your Feet charity, which Mr Johnson credits with rebuilding his confidence after the accident.
The Minister also presented a new Point of Light award on behalf of the Prime Minister to Corinne Hutton from the charity Finding Your Feet. The organisation provides emotional, practical and physical support to those who have suffered limb loss or loss of limb function.
It has launched an information campaign, beginning with the publication of a free leaflet called Finding Your Feet.
Former pupils held the party to back Finding Your Feet.
The fund has also supported Finding Your Feet, a charity that helps families affected by amputation or limb difference through a range of sporting initiatives and social inclusion projects, and runs over 50 clubs per month in Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, and Edinburgh.