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a house is not a homeA home is not merely a building but requires inhabitants and a friendly atmosphere.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeTo consume such a portion of one's store of food that little is left for the owner.Rate it:

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out of house and homeCassandra Chrones Moore, Haunted Housing: How Toxic Scare Stories Are Spooking the Public Out of House and Home.Rate it:

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out of house and homeGail White, Partying with the Intelligentsia.Rate it:

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out of house and homeGlobal Checkup: How Healthy is Earth?, Science NOW.Rate it:

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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.Rate it:

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out of house and homeIn a manner that deprives one of dwelling or some aspect thereof.Rate it:

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home away from homeA place in which one is as comfortable as one's actual home.Rate it:

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home sweet homeOne's home, especially a nice, comfortable home.Rate it:

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not worth writing home aboutVariation on nothing to write home about.Rate it:

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waste not, want notIf one is not wasteful then one will not be needy.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.Rate it:

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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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basket houseA cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.Rate it:

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bottom the houseTo clean a house from top to bottom; to clean a house extremely thoroughlyRate it:

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bottoming the houseThe process by where someone cleans their house 'from top to bottom'. It is a very thorough clean indeed, even more so than 'spring cleaning'.Rate it:

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brick houseA voluptuous woman with a large rotund buttocks and bust.Rate it:

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brick houseUsed other than as an idiom: A house or type of construction made of bricks or blockss of masonry.Rate it:

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bring down the houseTo garner enthusiastic or wild applause.Rate it:

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bring down the houseSpawn overwhelming agreement, acceptance, appreciation, applause as a result of a speech, magic act, athletic, dramatic, vocal, jocular or mime offering.Rate it:

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clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.Rate it:

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clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.Rate it:

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full housepoker handRate it:

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get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

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haunted houseUsed other than as an idiom: see haunted, house.Rate it:

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haunted houseA Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.Rate it:

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house cooling partyA party to celebrate when a person decides to leave a house or flat, and sometimes to help prepare the space for the incoming residents.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.Rate it:

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house of ill fameA brothelRate it:

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house poorIn financial difficulty because of the excessive cost of owning a house, or because the cost of home ownership forms too high a proportion of household income.Rate it:

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house warmingPresented as a way of welcoming someone to a home into which he or she recently moved.Rate it:

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keep houseTo take care of domestic chores; work as a housekeeper.Rate it:

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keep houseTo seclude oneself in one's house in order to evade the demands of creditors.Rate it:

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move houseTo change one's place of residence.Rate it:

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on the houseA complimentary item beverage, dessert.Rate it:

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on the houseFree, complimentary.Rate it:

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opera housemusic venueRate it:

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put one's house in orderTo clean and arrange in an orderly manner the furnishings and other contents of one's house.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo organize one's financial and other affairs, especially in preparation for a life-changing event.Rate it:

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rock the houseTo jam at a concert, get down.Rate it:

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semi detached housetype of buildingRate it:

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to live in a gingerbread houseOne whom lives in a land of fantasy, dreamland instead of the sturdy house of reality.Rate it:

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White HouseThe official home and workplace of the President of the United States of America.Rate it:

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White HouseThe US presidency and its administration.Rate it:

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at homeAt ease, comfortable.Rate it:

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hit a home runAccomplish a difficult task, design a spectacular approach, display an outstanding solution.Rate it:

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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.Rate it:

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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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