make oneself at home


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make oneself at home

to make oneself comfortable as if one were in one's own home. Please come in and make yourself at home. I'm glad you're here. During your visit, just make yourself at home.
See also: home, make

make oneself at home

Be at ease, act as though one were in one's own home. For example, I have to make a phone call but please make yourself at home, or Tim has a way of making himself at home just about anywhere. This expression was first recorded in 1860. Also see at home, def 3.
See also: home, make