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.
See also: hit, stride
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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]
See also: hit, stride
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

hit (one's) stride

1. To achieve a steady, effective pace.
2. To attain a maximum level of competence.
See also: hit, stride
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Khan noted that: "In the past two seasons he (Jokanovic) has found the formula to hit our stride in time for a strong run in the second half of the campaign."
"But we are really starting to hit our stride and we are going to come good.
It took us a little while to hit our stride. We knew and just believed in each other and, in this team, in this partnership.
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