place to call (one's) own

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place to call (one's) own

One's own home. After spending a year sleeping on friends' couches to save money, I was ready to have a place to call my own.
See also: call, own, place

a place to call one's own

a home of one's very own. I am tired of living with my parents. I want a place to call my own.
See also: call, own, place
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For one thing, there's something to be said about having a place to call your own, but more so than that, homeownership can be quite (https://www.
Because of the high costs typically associated with property ownership such as high interest rates, costly fees, and expensive monthly payments, the idea of setting aside enough money towards having a place to call your own place seems like something only people who have been working for a long time can afford.
Areas such as Frisco, Allen and Lucas are great places to live, and Rajan Mathai, an experienced real estate agent in Collin County, can help you find a place to call your own.
With only a cart or perhaps only a briefcase, the plight of the floating teacher is one with coping with no place to call your own.
What's at the end of your gravel road (or the corner of Main and Maple streets) may be your first genuine community, the first time in your life you've actually had a place to call your own.
Obviously, a loving, caring father who understands heartbreak, Stewart describes his son as "A little man with a smile so wide/A heart of gold and puppy eyes/There's so much love to give" and goes on to say, "Just 4 years old and moved 10 times/Your heart's been broken a 1,000 times/Dream of a place to call your own.
For Jowers and others who entered the BLACK ENTERPRISE Own Your First Home Contest last year, the benefits, such as building equity and having a place to call your own, far outweigh the bumps and bruises along the way.
DREAM LIFE:A place to call your own at a favourite sunspot
Like hair loss, the desire to settle down early into a place to call your own appears to skip a generation.
To have no place to call your own is to be exposed to the rain and wind and cold, that's for sure.