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

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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Joel weaves themes for developing the enduring qualities of focus, intention, self-discipline, clarity, and confidence as requisites to finding your voice.
It invites budding poets and songwriters to pen a short piece based on the subject of beating bullying, or finding your voice.
The Song in You: Finding Your Voice, Redefining Your Life comes from the sister of the acclaimed country music group The Gatlin Brothers and provides readers with an inspirational key to uncovering personal music potential.
It's about finding your voice and sharing in a respectful manner," Champion says.