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humble abode

One's home. Welcome to our humble abode! Can I get you something to drink?
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take up (one's) abode

To settle into a place or lodging and make it one's home. San Francisco is a fine place to take up your abode.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

take up one's abode

some place to make some place one's home. I am going to take up my abode in a different city. I will take up my abode in this place and hope to find a job close by.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

humble abode

A self-deprecating way to refer to one's home. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is the source: the insufferable Mr. Collins refers to his patroness Lady Catherine de Burgh with “The garden in which stands my humble abode is separated only by a lane from Rosings Park, her ladyship's residence'' and “But she is perfectly amiable, and often condescends to drive by my humble abode in her little phaeton and ponies.''
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Endangered Phrases by Steven D. Price Copyright © 2011 by Steven D. Price
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