on (one's) home turf

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on (one's) home turf

1. In the place or area where one is locally established. The team will be playing the championship match on their home turf 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 turf 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 turf with a biting new historical drama. I tried a few television roles, but I'm really only on my home turf when I'm doing stand-up.
See also: home, on, turf
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The firm has teamed up with fellow Coventry business Remploy to assemble the products on home turf. And energy firm E.ON hopes to roll out the new lamps in its PFI street lighting projects across the Midlands.