feel at home

feel at home

To feel very comfortable in a particular group, setting, or place. I know I haven't been dating Ryan for very long, but I do feel at home when we're with his family. I've never felt more at home than I do on a baseball diamond.
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feel at home

to feel as if one belongs; to feel as if one were in one's home; to feel accepted. I liked my dormitory room. I really felt at home there. We will do whatever we can to make you feel at home.
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References in classic literature ?
One could see that he wished to pass through the rooms as quickly as possible, finish with the bows and greetings, and sit down to business in front of a map, where he would feel at home. He nodded hurriedly in reply to Chernyshev, and smiled ironically on hearing that the sovereign was inspecting the fortifications that he, Pfuel, had planned in accord with his theory.
She could speak no English, but when Robert made her understand that the lady who accompanied him was ill and desired to rest, she was all eagerness to make Edna feel at home and to dispose of her comfortably.
The island on which I found myself was full of people, and abounded in all sorts of desirable things, and a great deal of traffic went on in the capital, where I soon began to feel at home and contented.
It was plain enough they did not feel at home in the vale--that they wished themselves well out of it, and back to the ugly country from which they must have come.
As is always the fashion at sea, the passengers shortly began to pick up sailor terms --a sign that they were beginning to feel at home. Half-past six was no longer half-past six to these pilgrims from New England, the South, and the Mississippi Valley, it was "seven bells"; eight, twelve, and four o'clock were "eight bells"; the captain did not take the longitude at nine o'clock, but at "two bells." They spoke glibly of the "after cabin," the "for'rard cabin," "port and starboard" and the "fo'castle."
"Perhaps that's why you feel at home with me," I retorted.
"I suffer here the grief you soon will feel at home."
Some old people keep young at heart in spite of wrinkles and gray hairs, can sympathize with children's little cares and joys, make them feel at home, and can hide wise lessons under pleasant plays, giving and receiving friendship in the sweetest way.
And when she got through they all jest laid theirselves out to make me feel at home and know I was amongst friends.
It was not until she had got her first letters that she began to think she could ever like Kingsport or feel at home there.
We do everything to make our guests feel at home, eh, Mr.
The Bridge will offer its own clubs and societies and the whole focus will be to ensure its new students feel at home from day one, engage in positive experiences, make new friends and get the very best start at secondary school.
Trippier relishing challenge KIERAN TRIPPIER has thanked Atletico Madrid's Premier League exiles for making him feel at home.
Feel at home: Teacher sews 'comfy' seat covers for students' armchairs