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(one's) scene

A place, activity, situation, etc., that one particularly enjoys or in which one feels the most comfortable or at ease. Often used in the negative. Thanks for the invite, but paintballing really just isn't my scene. A: "Do you want to go to a dubstep concert with us later?" B: "Oh for sure, that's my scene, bro!"
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scene

(sin)
1. n. a place; a setting. (see also make the scene.) I need a different scene. Life is too hectic here.
2. n. the drug-use environment; the drug scene. The longer you spend in a scene like this, the harder it is to sober up and go straight.
3. n. one’s preference. (see also bag.) This nine-to-five stuff just isn’t my scene. I quit.
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Inversion represents a less extreme disruption to scene structure than jumbling, and consequently, may have less drastic effects in task situations that require observers to use information extracted from the scene.
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I strongly encourage the City of Orange to stand up to the demands of a select few who wish to see God thrown out of the public square, embrace the season of Christmas and restore the Nativity Scene immediately," Abbott said in a statement.
Another deleted scene was in the anticipated end-credits.
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The next scene is the Garden of Gethsemane, where guests see Jesus handed over to the Roman authorities as he is betrayed by Judas for a few pieces of silver.
The social scene The planets are mapping out day trips for you and your gals.
The individual teams pull their work together and create posters covering the scene and evidence, forensics analyses, and investigation results.
Dimple undergoes a transformation when she discovers the New York City bhangra club scene, finding friends and mentors in the South Asian community.
They are at once more agitated and more integrated into the scenes than before, and are often intensely bright, suggesting that Fischl is attempting to deal with the excitement of looking as well as with emotional turmoil.
First, one wonders whether a scene around music--a fan-based scene--is the same thing as a music scene.
The whole scene has an eerie, post-apocalyptic glamour--the orange expressway lights reflected in the murk of the Don River; the constant screech of starlings, thousands of them nesting in the expressway's tattered Stonehenge pylons; the downtown skyline standing as bright as an open fridge in the background.
There is no saved Malcolm to calmly narrate flashbacks in a picaresque montage of the American self-made man that is as well choreographed as Lee's dance scene at the Roseland.
In a defining scene, the camera cuts back and forth between a brutal sword fight and a calligrapher's impassioned brush strokes.
The shooter apparently then moved to the front porch behind a column and fired two rounds as the sergeant arrived on the scene in his patrol vehicle.