reach (one's) stride

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reach (one's) stride

1. To start traveling or moving at a consistent, maintainable, and fast speed or pace. We started out the run slow but reached our stride as we came to the park.
2. To become proficient, comfortable, or confident doing something. Once you reach your stride at your new job, I'm sure your boss will be very impressed with you. It took me a while to get used to writing non-fiction, but I feel like I'm really reaching my stride now.
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reach one's stride

 and hit one's stride
to do something at one's best level of ability. When I reach my stride, things will go faster, and I'll be more efficient. Now that I've hit my stride, I can work more efficiently.
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Overcoming these daily hurdles is no easy feat, but there are credit managers and analysts who continue their education through the Credit Business Associate (CBA), Credit Business Fellow (CBF) or Certified Credit Executive (CCE) designations to reach their stride, making a difference and passing on a wealth of information.
And the gardens are starting to reach their stride. The Wilheit-Keys Peace Garden and Anne's Garden have matured, with the plants now achieving a full and lush appearance, while Nell's Prayer Garden and The Pope Family Garden, planted later, are beginning to fill in.