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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(https://www.ibtimes.com/george-clooney-going-be-meghan-markles-babys-godfather-2762907) Markle believes they've already found their voices but just need a little help in using them.
Since then tens of thousands of people who had previously been too shy or lacked the impetus to make the most of their singing talents have found their voices.
No longer attending or listening to a medieval Latin Mass mumbled by a distant priest with his back to them, Catholics suddenly found their voices and place as participants, and even celebrants, at a Eucharist where they now prayed, sang, read, and eventually took Communion into their own hands.