find your feet

find your feet
find your feet phrase
to start to feel confident and able to deal with something

For the first few months I had trouble finding my feet.

Thesaurus: to be, or to become happy or happiersynonym
Main entry: find

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find your feet
: to start to be comfortable in a new situation : to begin to be confident or successful

They quickly found their feet in their adopted country.

I was away for a long time, so it will take me a while to find my feet again.

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Main Entry:foot

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find your ˈfeet idiom
to become able to act independently and with confidence

I only recently joined the firm so I'm still finding my feet.

Main entry:findidiom

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