There's nobody home

There's nobody home.

There are no brains in someone's head. There's lots of goodwill in that head, but there's nobody home. What a fool! There's nobody home—that's for sure.
See also: home, nobody
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We used to say about folk acting daft: "The lights are on but there's nobody home.
STORMONT'S lights may be turned off to save the planet - but many say there's nobody home anyway.
The lights are STILL on - even though there's nobody home.
IT'S often said of Leinster House that the lights may be on but there's nobody home.
But if the new Impala, 2001 Olds Aurora and midsize Saturn are indicators, there's nobody home at GM Design.
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