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home free

Assured of success because the most difficult part is over. Oh, we're home free now—that was the hardest part of the repair. I'm so relieved that the scans are clean. After months of treatment, I'm finally home free!
See also: free, home

*home free

safe and without problems. (Not necessarily about home or about money. *Typically: be ~; get ~.) Everyone else had a lot of trouble with the bureaucrats, but we got home free.
See also: free, home

home free

In a secure or comfortable position, especially because of being certain to succeed. For example, Once I meet the schedule I'll be home free, or I think we have enough support for this measure-we're home free. This expression probably alludes to safely reaching baseball's home plate, meaning one has scored a run. [Mid-1900s]
See also: free, home

home free

successful in achieving your objective. North American
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home free

Out of jeopardy; assured of success: We had our hardest exams first and were home free after that.
See also: free, home
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Would be better in a home free from children under the age of 16.
You can get a copy delivered to your home FREE of postage and packing charges for pounds 7.
Once you reach the age of 22, you're generally home free," Bressman says.
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In the meantime DWH works with a local agent to market your old home free of charge.
Seemingly home free after dropping his opponent - Rotherham's Neil Dawson - twice in the opening round, Moran walked into a haymaker in the last and never recovered.
Not to say the Yanks are home free, with Argentina up next.
It is important to keep your home free from clutter, to attract good fortune.
What does make sense, is listing your home free in an internet venue that attracts tens of thousands of internet savvy buyers from around the world," said Bert L.
Donations can be collected from the home free of charge by calling Hazel or Elaine at the central furniture warehouse at Lindley on 01484 452874.
Nicholas can call Message Home free and confidentially on 0800 700 740.
OK, Grabarkewitz, take out McCovey, and we're home free,'' I can still hear one teammate say.
Barratt also has a special offer of pounds 4,000 towards a deposit and it will carpet and curtain the new home free.