be as safe as houses

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be as safe as houses

To be protected. The phrase alludes to the idea of "home" as a safe haven or shelter. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I locked your jewelry in a drawer, so it's as safe as houses.
See also: house, safe

be as safe as houses

  (British & Australian)
to be very safe Don't worry, I've locked your bicycle in the shed - it's as safe as houses.
See also: house, safe