in one's element

idiom

Definition of in one's element

: in a place or situation where one is comfortable and does well At school she was (really) in her element.

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“In one's element.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20one%27s%20element. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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