feel at home

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.
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.
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.
When you feel at home with all the things you have here - this is a big club, with good players, you win different trophies - this is a good project and, economically, he's doing well.
For those of us who started new careers and lives in the UAE, Ikea is a first port of call, a place where the furnishings and furniture make us begin to feel at home, familiar, and starting to settle?
Globally, almost half of expat parents said their children took longer than six months to feel at home in their new country, with 25 percent saying the adjustment took more than a year.
THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL wrapped with awards for "I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore" and "Dina" the grand jury winners in the U.