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(one's) old stomping ground

A favorite place where one used to frequent; a location where one used to spend a lot of time. It's been a long time since I've been back to my old stomping ground by the lake! After the reunion, everyone from the old gang of friends went to our old stomping ground with some cans of beer, just like we used to do back in high school.
See also: ground, old, stomp

(old) stomping ground

A favorite place where one used to frequent; a location where one used to spend a lot of time. It's been a long time since I've been back to the stomping ground by the lake! After the reunion, everyone from the old gang of friends went to our old stomping ground with some cans of beer, just like we used to do back in high school.
See also: ground, stomp

stomp on someone

 
1. Lit. to stamp someone down. The angry crowd knocked him down and stomped on him. The crowd stomped on the mugger.
2. Fig. to repress someone. Every time I get a good idea, the boss stomps on me. Don't stomp on her every time she says something.
See also: on, stomp

somebody's stamping/stomping ground

a place where you regularly spend a lot of time I spent an afternoon in Camden, my old stomping ground.
See cut the ground from under / feet, gain ground, hit the ground running, prepare the ground, run into the ground, run to ground, shift ground, suit down to the ground, wish the ground would swallow up
See also: ground, stamp

stamping ground

Also, old stamping ground. A habitual or favorite haunt, as in Whenever we visit, we go back to our old stamping ground, the drugstore nearest the high school . This term alludes to a traditional gathering place for horses or cattle, which stamp down the ground with their hooves. [Early 1800s]
See also: ground, stamp

stamping ground

and stomping ground
n. one’s favorite or customary location. I like to go back and look at my old stamping ground every now and then.
See also: ground, stamp

stomping ground

verb
See also: ground, stomp

stomp (on) someone

tv. & in. to beat someone; to misuse someone. One team stomped on the other so hard and fast, the scoreboard couldn’t keep up.
See also: on, stomp

stomp someone

verb
See also: stomp
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