At home in

“At home in” is an idiom that means to be comfortable or familiar with a particular situation or environment.


  1. As a frequent traveler, she was at home in airports and hotels.
  2. John has always been at home in the great outdoors, enjoying hiking and camping.
  3. As a writer, he was at home in the world of literature and books.

Historically, the phrase “at home” has been used to refer to being comfortable in one’s own house or place of residence. The addition of “in” to create the idiom “at home in” expands the meaning to refer to a broader sense of familiarity and comfort in various situations.

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