on (one's) home patch(redirected from on his home patch)
on (one's) home patch
1. In the place or area where one is locally established. The team will be playing the championship match on their home patch this weekend, which they're hoping will give them a bit of an advantage. We'll be hosting the state-wide high school science fair on our home patch next month.
2. In a field, profession, or area for which one has a deep affinity or familiarity. After a string of unsuccessful action films, the director is back on home patch with a biting new historical drama. I tried a few television roles, but I'm really only on my home patch when I'm doing stand-up.