on (one's) own ground

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on (one's) own ground

1. In the place or area where one is locally established; on one's home turf. The team will be playing the championship match on their own ground 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 own ground 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 her own ground with a biting new historical drama. I tried a few television roles, but I'm really only on my own ground when I'm doing stand-up.
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on your own ground

on your own territory or concerning your own range of knowledge or experience.
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on (one's) own ground

In a situation where one has knowledge or competence: a sculptor back on her own ground after experiments with painting.
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