make yourself comfortable

FORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase make yourself comfortable

Meaning

You can use this to politely tell a client or visitor to sit down after they've arrived.

For example

  • As I entered her office, she said, "Make yourself comfortable. I'll be back in a minute."

  • "Please take a seat and make yourself comfortable. I'll call you when the doctor's ready to see you."

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Make yourself comfortable", you should

a. take a nap

b. take a seat

c. take a break

Contributor: Matt Errey