stomping ground


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(old) stomping ground

A favorite place where one used to frequent; a location where one used to spend a lot of time. It's been a long time since I've been back to the stomping ground by the lake! After the reunion, everyone from the old gang of friends went to our old stomping ground with some cans of beer, just like we used to do back in high school.
See also: ground, stomp

stomping ground

verb
See also: ground, stomp
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Kolkata: Delhi Daredevils crashed and burned to an embarrassing defeat at Kolkata Knight Riders, as visiting captain Gautam Gambhir suffered an ignominious defeat at his old stomping ground. His team crashed to just 129 from 14.2 overs, as West Indian bowler Sunil Narine picked up another three wickets for just six runs an over to lead the purple cap standings as the leading wicket taker of the 2018 Indian Premier League.
Recently retired from teaching humanities in Ohio, Fleissner wades into perennial questions about religion in Shakespeare by arguing that Hamlet was at least symbolically a Lutheran, and not only because he was from Wittenberg, Luther's old stomping ground. He also explores other questions, among them Measure for Measure as Lenten entertainment, Ophelia as expecting as well as expectant, and a possible piratical identification concerning Hamlet's father.
Kyle said: "I'm really excited to be returning on my old stomping ground every Saturday morning."
When I visited Shapero at her studio in Highland Park (the stomping ground of Shaw, Mike Kelley, and Liz Larner), I asked about her Buddha sculpture.
The new airport is to be constructed on the plains of La Mancha, best known as the stomping ground of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote, and will reportedly be named after the windmill-tilting knight.
This veteran hotel--the stomping ground of foreign petroleum engineers during the early years of the Venezuelan oil boom--was remodeled in 1998 and holds its own against younger competition.
Dostum's stomping ground, Mazar-e-Sharif, was his personal fiefdom from 1992 to 1997, and his men have a particularly unsavory reputation for looting and pillaging.
The comments represent a return to a familiar stomping ground for Ellison, internet/intranet-based computing being the concept behind the ill-fated network computer.
Admittedly, in 1965 he did stage Stravinsky's Les Noces for his first balletic stomping ground, American Ballet Theatre.
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is back in his old stomping ground with a familiar face by his side.
ST MIRREN boss Ian Murray insists his side having nothing to fear as he returns to his old stomping ground.
AS you read this, think of me, sweating my way around my old childhood stomping ground, Mote Park in Maidstone.
In the second film of the new series, she returns to her childhood stomping ground to dig deeper into the suspicious death of a local GP.
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SLAVEN BILIC returns to former stomping ground Goodison Park with roughly the same regularity as he graced it during his playing days.