make yourself at home

This page is about the idiom make yourself at home


If you make yourself at home, you relax and feel comfortable in someone else's home.

For example

  • When we arrived at my apartment, I showed my guests the sofa and said, "Make yourself at home."

  • Bill certainly knows how to make himself at home. Within five minutes of arriving he'd turned on my TV and helped himself to a beer from my fridge.

Quick Quiz

I said "Make yourself at home" after

a. inviting my friends inside

b. arriving at my friend's house

c. driving my friend to the airport

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Contributor: Matt Errey