One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a person) reach a position or competency that seems appropriate and natural in relation to one's associates.
- ‘They seem to have found their level now they have entered the full national leagues.’
- ‘He will set no time limit for their possible emergence into the senior squad at Maine Road, preferring to allow them to find their own level.’
- ‘Also the learning curve is very smooth: complexity increases because you gain resources and can do more in a time unit; you find your own level.’
- ‘Within that broad framework people could find their own level.’
- ‘There, he found his level, playing at Gateshead until February 1997, scoring two goals in 10 games.’
- ‘Do you think he's found his level within the peloton?’
- ‘The bottom-line is, if you are good enough, you will find your own level.’
- ‘Pessimists will be inclined to predict that Scotland have found their level.’
- ‘This is their chance to start from scratch, find their level and accept a few home truths.’
- ‘Unkind commentators might suggest that in choosing such opponents, the Irish had found their own level.’
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