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in your element #1 (permalink) Mon Jul 11, 2011 21:57 pm   in your element
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #523 "English Slang Idioms (107)", question 4

"Wow, John. I am really surprised at how talented you are in the construction field. You seem to really be in your ......... around power tools, wood and concrete." Chris said.

(a) element
(b) nadir
(c) forte
(d) home

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #523 "English Slang Idioms (107)", answer 4

"Wow, John. I am really surprised at how talented you are in the construction field. You seem to really be in your home around power tools, wood and concrete." Chris said.

Correct answer: (d) home

Your answer was: incorrect
"Wow, John. I am really surprised at how talented you are in the construction field. You seem to really be in your element around power tools, wood and concrete." Chris said.
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Hasn't "to be in one's element" a suitable meaning to this sentence?
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in your element #2 (permalink) Mon Jul 11, 2011 22:12 pm   in your element
 

I find the 'correct' answer to be very strange! I think the answer key has the two mixed up. I'll sort it on the database, but unfortunately the indications from other questions are that the database isn't refreshing for me or Mister Micawber, so it might not work.
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in your element #3 (permalink) Fri Aug 26, 2011 15:43 pm   in your element
 

Hi there,

the problem remains...
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in your element #4 (permalink) Fri Aug 26, 2011 16:03 pm   in your element
 

As I suspected :(
It's correct on the database.
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