hit (one's) stride

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hit (one's) stride

1. To start traveling at a consistent pace. We started out slow but then hit our stride as we continued through the park.
2. To become proficient in a particular area. Once you hit your stride at your new job, I'm sure your boss will be very impressed with you.
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hit one's stride

1. Achieve a steady, effective pace, as in After the first few laps around the track he hit his stride. This expression comes from horse racing, stride alluding to the regular pace of the horse. [Early 1900s]
2. Attain a maximum level of competence, as in Jack didn't really hit his stride until he started college. [First half of 1900s]
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hit (one's) stride

1. To achieve a steady, effective pace.
2. To attain a maximum level of competence.
See also: hit, stride
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When we see life as always black and white, we limit who we are capable of becoming and never hit our stride.
We are just starting to hit our stride for the knockout stages.
It was before we hit our stride and before we really figured out what we needed to do to the car to get Kyle comfortable,'' said McGrew.
Pyramid is now celebrating 21 years as a pioneer in creating a new category of American style hand-crafted wheat beers including our flagship HefeWeizen, and we're only beginning to hit our stride," said John Lennon, CEO.
We need to continue to improve and hit our stride so that we're pushing through when we hit September, October and November.
We are really starting to hit our stride on a lot of operating fronts, and although there are always challenges ahead, we are very excited by the progress we have made," added Mr.
We did hit our stride playing every other day, and if it was a perfect world you'd like to play every other day, but right now it's not a perfect world, so we'll see what happens.
We hit our stride when the `Harry Potter' phenomenon took the country by storm followed by `Lord of the Rings,' and the customers who purchased close to $6 million in tickets from us for those films have continued to realize the benefits of buying in advance.
I think we've found our own identity now, and this coming season is the one where we're really going to hit our stride.
Doug Butz, IP Communications senior vice president of sales and marketing, added, "As a rapidly growing company we are beginning to hit our stride by achieving economies of scale in our daily operations.
We have just begun to hit our stride and expect to significantly enhance our in-room product, accelerate our distribution and provide greater service and features to hotel owners.