"make yourself at home"

Spanish translation: Como si estuvieras en tu casa

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English term or phrase:Make yourself at home
Spanish translation:Como si estuvieras en tu casa
Entered by: Ana Juliá
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19:34 Jan 25, 2002
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase: "make yourself at home"
is there a Spanish equivalent to this English saying?
Michelle
Como si estuvieras en tu casa
Explanation:
I hope that helps.

Spanish native speaker.
Selected response from:

Ana Juliá
Spain
Local time: 05:05
Grading comment
Thanks very much--this works nicely in what I'm translating.

And..thanks to all who answered!
Michelle
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
5 +1Como si estuvieras en tu casa
Ana Juliá
5Estás en tu casa / Está Ud. en su casa
María Elena Guerrero
4Póngase cómodo - Haga de cuenta que está en su casa
Robert INGLEDEW
4¡Estás en tu casa!
Rick Henry


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Como si estuvieras en tu casa


Explanation:
I hope that helps.

Spanish native speaker.

Ana Juliá
Spain
Local time: 05:05
Works in field
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
Thanks very much--this works nicely in what I'm translating.

And..thanks to all who answered!
Michelle

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  María Elena Guerrero
3 mins
  -> Gracias
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Estás en tu casa / Está Ud. en su casa


Explanation:
This phrase is used in Mexico. i don´t like it very much because I don´t feel it is completely sincere, but it is used anyway.

María Elena Guerrero
Mexico
Local time: 22:05
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
¡Estás en tu casa!


Explanation:
HTH

Rick

Rick Henry
United States
Local time: 22:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Póngase cómodo - Haga de cuenta que está en su casa


Explanation:
Two widely used options
Make yourself comfortable
Act as if this is your home

Robert INGLEDEW
Argentina
Local time: 00:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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