Idiom:  in one's element

Definition

Idiom:  in one's element

  • comfortable doing something one likes and is good at

Example sentences

  • Susie hates talking to strangers at parties but when she gets on the dance floor she's in her element.
  • Our son is definitely in his element in front of a television camera. 
  • I really feel like I’m in my element when I am walking the streets of New York City.
  • I was in my element when I was volunteering in Africa. I need to find job that makes me feel like my work is worthwhile.
  • You're in your element in the kitchen. I love to watch you cook.
  • I’m in my element when I am closing a big sale. I have no idea where the confidence comes from.
  • I had no idea you’re so funny. You were completely in your element when you were on the stage.
  • My guidance counselor told me to think of a time when I felt like I was in my element and working as a camp counselor was the first thing that came to mind.


Synonyms

  • at ease


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