roof over (one's) head

(redirected from a roof over our 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.
See also: head, over, roof
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: over, roof
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.
See also: head, over, roof
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

a roof over your head

a place in which you can stay and find shelter.
See also: head, over, roof
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

a ˈroof over your head

(informal) a place to live; a house: Everyone needs a roof over their heads but thousands remain homeless.
See also: head, over, roof
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
See also: