home sweet home


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home sweet home

An expression of pleasure or relief upon returning to one's home, especially after an extended period away from it. Ah, home sweet home! After two months in India, it sure is great to be back.
See also: home, sweet

home sweet ˈhome

(often ironic) used to say how pleasant your home is (especially when you really mean that it is not pleasant at all)
See also: home, sweet
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