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home is where the heart is

Meaning: a place you feel connected to emotionally

Example: No matter where I go, it's always so lovely to come back here. Home is where the heart is after all. Read on

dead as a doornail

Meaning: becoming obsolete

Example: The flowers are all dead as a doornail. Read on

keep the wolf from the door

Meaning: to have sufficient money to prevent starvation or hunger

Example: Both the man and his wife must work long hours just to keep the wolf from the door. Read on

Elvis has left the building

Meaning: the show is ended and go home now

Example: I think we delayed coming - Elvis has left the building. Read on

household name

Meaning: to be very popular

Example: The character is a household name because people are able to identify with the struggles that he faces. Read on

there’s no place like home

Meaning: to have an affinity for one's home over every other place

Example: The troops finally retreated and the men get to go home to their families now. There is no place like home. Read on

every nook and cranny

Meaning: to look for something everywhere

Example: The lawyers searched every nook and cranny to find more evidence but alas, there was none. Read on

lights are on but nobody is home

Meaning: used to describe a stupid person

Example: I tried all to understand him, but the lights are on but nobody is home. Read on

charity begins at home

Meaning: the family comes first, and one should help their family before helping others

Example: She spends the little money that she earns on social work and neglects her own family, forgetting that charity begins at home. Read on

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rule out

Meaning: to exclude out something

Example: Rule out each and every word from the application which you don’t want the principal to read. Read on

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