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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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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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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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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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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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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 niggerA subservient or accultured black person; an Uncle Tom or traitorRate it:

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house niggerA black slave that worked as a domestic as opposed to manual labor.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 houseFree, complimentary.Rate it:

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opera housemusic venueRate 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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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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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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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.Rate it:

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put upTo house, shelter, or take in.Rate it:

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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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bend one's elbowTo drink alcoholic beverages, especially at a public house or bar.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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closing timeThe time when a public house closes. Used to invite final drink orders.Rate it:

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companyKeep the house clean, I have company coming.Rate it:

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crack a cribTo break into a house.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness which a house, commercial establishment, or other real estate property has when initially seen by a prospective buyer or other person standing in front of the property "at the curb".Rate it:

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