find one's feet

Definition of find one's feet

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to come upon often accidentally :  encounter

    :  to meet with (a particular reception)

    :  to come upon by searching or effort

  1. :  an act or instance of finding

    :  something found: such as

    :  a valuable discovery

  1. : plural offoot

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to criticize severely

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