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clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.
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clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.
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full housepoker hand
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house warmingPresented as a way of welcoming someone to a home into which he or she recently moved.
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move houseTo change one's place of residence.
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opera housemusic venue
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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.
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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'.
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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.
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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.
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on the houseFree, complimentary.
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rock the houseTo jam at a concert, get down.
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semi detached housetype of building
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a house is not a homeA home is not merely a building but requires inhabitants and a friendly atmosphere.
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bring down the houseTo garner enthusiastic or wild applause.
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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.
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out of house and homeGail White, Partying with the Intelligentsia.
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out of house and homeGlobal Checkup: How Healthy is Earth?, Science NOW.
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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.
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out of house and homeIn a manner that deprives one of dwelling or some aspect thereof.
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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.
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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.
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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.
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put upTo house, shelter, or take in.
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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.
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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.
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bend one's elbowTo drink alcoholic beverages, especially at a public house or bar.
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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.
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companyKeep the house clean, I have company coming.
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crack a cribTo break into a house.
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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the polls
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shotgun shackA house with no internal barrier between the front and back doors.
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timing is everythingConsideration of other events can greatly influence some desired outcome (such as an audience laughing to a comedian's joke).Telling the old joke about a butt-crack was not a good idea, just as the plumber arrived, Bob.You know what they say: "timing is everything." I'm sure we can find another plumber before the house floods.
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whole shebangA building or house and everything in it.
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