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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

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

BRITISH or

stomping ground

If a place is someone's stamping ground or stomping ground, it is where they spend a lot of time. I'm a West End man, myself. Park Lane, Knightsbridge, Piccadilly and Bond Street are my favourite stamping grounds. Former pals also found her much changed at Christmas, when she made a brief return to her old stamping ground, the Blue Anchor pub in South London. Note: This expression may refer to the way that stallions stamp while mating. Alternatively, it may come from the dances of male prairie chickens when they gather in spring in order to mate.
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, someone, stomp

stomp someone

verb
See also: someone, stomp
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