get into your stride

get into your stride
get into/hit/your stride phrase
to begin to do something confidently and well

He soon got into his stride and produced several more books.

Thesaurus: to start doing somethingsynonym
Main entry: stride

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get into your ˈstride idiom
(BrE) (NAmE hit (your) ˈstride) to begin to do sth with confidence and at a good speed after a slow, uncertain start

After a nervous start, he finally got into his stride in the second set.

Main entry:strideidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • get into your stride — get into (your) stride British & Australian, American & Australian to start to do something well and confidently because you have been doing it for enough time to become familiar with it. Once I get into my stride, I m sure I ll work much faster …   New idioms dictionary

  • get into your stride — If you get into your stride, you become confident and proficient at something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • get into stride — get into (your) stride British & Australian, American & Australian to start to do something well and confidently because you have been doing it for enough time to become familiar with it. Once I get into my stride, I m sure I ll work much faster …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit your stride — get into/hit/your stride phrase to begin to do something confidently and well He soon got into his stride and produced several more books. Thesaurus: to start doing somethingsynonym Main entry: stride * * * hi …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit (your) stride — get into your ˈstride idiom (BrE) (NAmE hit (your) ˈstride) to begin to do sth with confidence and at a good speed after a slow, uncertain start • After a nervous start, he finally got into his stride in the second set …   Useful english dictionary

  • stride — stride1 [straıd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(step)¦ 2¦(improvement)¦ 3 take something in your stride 4 get into your stride 5¦(way of walking)¦ 6 break (your) stride 7 put somebody off their stride 8 (match somebody) stride for stride ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(STEP)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stride — 1 verb past tense strode, past participle stridden (intransitive always + adv/prep) to walk quickly with long steps (+ across/into/down): Clarice jumped off the porch and strode across the lawn. 2 noun 1 walking (C) a long step: Paco reached the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stride — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 step ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ In one short stride he reached the window. ▪ quick, slow ▪ easy …   Collocations dictionary

  • stride — [[t]stra͟ɪd[/t]] strides, striding, strode 1) VERB If you stride somewhere, you walk there with quick, long steps. [V prep/adv] They were joined by a newcomer who came striding across a field... [V prep/adv] He turned abruptly and strode off down …   English dictionary

  • stride — [straɪd] (past tense strode [strəʊd] ; past participle stridden [ˈstrɪd(ə)n] ) verb [I] I to walk with energy and confidence She strode onto the platform.[/ex] II noun [C] stride [straɪd] a long confident step • get into your stride to begin to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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