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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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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 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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throw stones in a glass houseTo pointlessly endanger oneself.Rate 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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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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barrow manA man under sentence of transportation; alluding to the convicts at Woolwich, who are principally employed in wheeling barrows full of brick or dirt.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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brickbatA piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.Rate it:

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bricks and mortarAlternative form of brick and mortar.Rate it:

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caveat emptorA provision of Roman law which gave the seller of a house the legal right to keep quiet about any defects of the house.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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cookThe head cook of a manor houseRate it:

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count outTo declare adjourned, as a sitting of the House, when it is ascertained that a quorum is not present.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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dine outTo have dinner away from one's house, usually at a restaurant.Rate it:

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farm niggerA black slave employed in manual labor, as opposed to a house nigger.Rate it:

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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 pollsRate it:

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get outTo spend free time out of the house.Rate it:

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hutch upto share a house or flat with another person, especially due to high rentsRate it:

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invita la casaon the houseRate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent(s).Rate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent.Rate it:

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make yourself at homeAn invitation to a guest in the speaker's home to treat the house as if it were theirs.Rate it:

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pitFormerly, that part of a theatre, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theatre.Rate it:

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plantation niggerA slave employed in manual labor, as opposed to a house nigger.Rate it:

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shotgun shackA house with no internal barrier between the front and back doors.Rate it:

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stay outTo spend the evening out of one's house.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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whole shebangA building or house and everything in it.Rate it:

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