get/find one's bearings

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Definition of get/find one's bearings

: to find out one's position Let's stop here and find our bearings. often used figuratively Our course for new employees will help you get/find your bearings at work.

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“Get/find one's bearings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%2Ffind%20one%27s%20bearings. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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