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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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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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sent him home to his mamaGot a divorce.Rate it:

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

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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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at homeAt ease, comfortable.Rate it:

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at homeIn one's place of residence.Rate it:

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at homeIn the home of one's parents.Rate it:

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bring homeTo earn (money)Rate it:

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bring homeTo make clearer or better understoodRate it:

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bring home the baconTo have a job and earn money or to lead a successful career.Rate it:

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chickens come home to roostA person's past wrongdoings will always return to negatively affect them.Rate it:

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chickens coming home to roostConsequences visited upon someone who originally had appeared to escape them.Rate it:

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close to homeAffecting people close to, or within, ones family circle.Rate it:

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come home to roostBad consequences of actions inevitably coming to pass.Rate it:

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drive homeTo push to or into a target.Rate it:

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drive homeWith tangible or powerful demonstration.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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hammer homeUntil or so that a person or group of people understands it.Rate it:

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hit homeTo be especially memorable or meaningful; to be fully understood, believed or appreciated.Rate it:

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hit homeTo do something particularly great.Rate it:

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hits pretty close to homehaving a direct personal effect on you.Rate it:

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home and dryHaving safely reached one's target.Rate it:

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home and hosedHaving safely reached one's target.Rate it:

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home gameAn athletic contest played in a team's own geographic area.Rate it:

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home is where the heart isOne's true home is where one feels happiest.Rate it:

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home is where you hang your hatRather than feeling nostalgic or sentimental, one should simply accept any place where one happens to reside as one's home.1948, Ruth L. Yorck, "D.P.Rate it:

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home runbaseball termRate it:

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home runA four-base hit, a homer.Rate it:

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home runA success; especially, a popular success.Rate it:

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home runSexual Intercourse.Rate it:

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home runThe portion of a journey that ends at home.Rate it:

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home stretchThe final part of a distance or the final effort needed to finish.Rate it:

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home teamThe team that's playing in the usual area that they play in, as opposed to the visitor team.Rate it:

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keep the home fires burningTo maintain daily routine and provide the necessities of life in a home or community.Rate it:

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leave homeTo stop living with one's parents.Rate it:

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

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nothing to write home aboutNot exceptional; not noteworthy or especially good.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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romp homeo win easily, especially in a race.Rate it:

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stately homelarge country residenceRate it:

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stately homemansionRate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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