roof over (one's) head(redirected from roof over his head)
roof over (one's) head
A home in which to live or rest; basic shelter. Every night, you should be grateful that you have a roof over your head and food on the table.
roof over one's head, a
A shelter, especially a home, as in I can barely afford to put a roof over my head, my salary is so low.
a roof over your head
COMMON I you have a roof over your head, you have somewhere to live. In exchange for a roof over their heads and food, they work for me without wages for a year. I am just thankful that we have a roof over our heads.