in one's element

in one's element
(in the surroundings that are most natural or pleasing to one.) nel proprio elemento

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  • in one's element — {adv. phr.} 1. In one s natural surroundings. * /The deep sea fish is in his element in deep ocean water./ 2. Where you can do your best. * /John is in his element working on the farm./ Compare: AT HOME 2. Contrast: OUT OF ONE S ELEMENT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's element — {adv. phr.} 1. In one s natural surroundings. * /The deep sea fish is in his element in deep ocean water./ 2. Where you can do your best. * /John is in his element working on the farm./ Compare: AT HOME 2. Contrast: OUT OF ONE S ELEMENT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ one's\ element — adv. phr. 1. In one s natural surroundings. The deep sea fish is in his element in deep ocean water. 2. Where you can do your best. John is in his element working on the farm. Compare: at home(2) Contrast: out of one s element …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's element — In the surroundings most natural or pleasing to one • • • Main Entry: ↑element …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of one's element — {adv. phr.} Outside of your natural surroundings; where you do not belong or fit in. * /Wild animals are out of their element in cages./ * /Chris is out of his element in singing class./ Compare: OUT OF PLACE, BEYOND ONE S DEPTH. Contrast: IN ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's element — {adv. phr.} Outside of your natural surroundings; where you do not belong or fit in. * /Wild animals are out of their element in cages./ * /Chris is out of his element in singing class./ Compare: OUT OF PLACE, BEYOND ONE S DEPTH. Contrast: IN ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ of\ one's\ element — adv. phr. Outside of your natural surroundings; where you do not belong or fit in. Wild animals are out of their element in cages. Chris is out of his element in singing class. Compare: out of place, beyond one s depth Contrast: in one s element …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's element —    When you are in your element, you are doing something that you do well, and you are enjoying yourself.     My brother, who is an estate agent, was in his element house hunting for our parents …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • in one's element — adjective In a situation which is entirely suitable, familiar, or enjoyable. You can tell hes completely in his element when hes talking about his favorite hobby. Syn: at home …   Wiktionary

  • in one's element — in an environment or situation that comes naturally to someone She is in her element being in charge of the new sales department …   Idioms and examples

  • element — [el′ə mənt] n. [ME < OFr < L elementum, first principle, element] 1. any of the four substances (earth, air, fire, and water) formerly believed to constitute all physical matter 2. any of these four substances thought of as the natural… …   English World dictionary

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