English version

find your feet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfind your feetfind your feetUSED TO/ACCUSTOMED TOto become confident in a new situation, especially one that is difficult at first Rob is still finding his feet as a coach. find
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find your feetI asked Susie if I could stay with her till I found my feet.We have to help them find their feet.Susie said I could stay at her place for a while, just until I found my feet.Lord Airlie also went out of his way to help me find my feet.New teachers in their first year or so are still very much in the process of finding their feet.But Cambridge found their feet and took an audacious lead.If this means raising their chair, workers may find their feet are dangling.It yielded after causing only moderate cranial discomfort, but as it did I found my feet caught up in something.This organization's role is to help refugees find their feet when they arrive in the host country.New democracies have been born, struggling against appalling odds to find their feet, with hyper-inflation and national rivalries.
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