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Re: In your element

Posted by ESC on October 29, 2006

In Reply to: In your element posted by Sue on October 29, 2006

: Where does the phrase 'In oyur element' originate from and how has it got to mean what it does today

Element = the state or sphere natural or suited to a person or thing. At school she was in her element. (Merriam-Webster online) The natural element of a fish, for example, is water.