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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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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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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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Abode Properties is a subsidiary of Transcontinental Realty Investors Inc.
According to sources, the couple is zeroing on world class designers for the beautiful abode.
Abode Properties' investment and strategic focus is to acquire, develop and operate a portfolio of desirable multi-family residential properties, while capitalising on the ability to obtain long term and static debt structures.
New Delhi [India], June 21 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee has urged the people to practice yoga everyday as a fit mind and fit body is the abode of God.
Abode is continuously improving the experience in multifamily living.
Kasarauskas, 34, of no fixed abode, in the UK, was sentenced to eleven years in prison, and Batutis, 33, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to ten years in prison.
Kylie's new abode boasts seven bathrooms, a pool, wine cellar and a huge walk-in closet.
In 2011, Gareth took up the position of demi chef de partie at Gordon Ramsay's Maze, acquiring further experience of a Michelin-starred kitchen before returning to Abode and rising to the ranks to head chef.
Homely Abode specialises in home accessories and distressed furniture.
Although Alice enjoys the life at the 'Abode of Love', it is soon revealed that things are not quite as they seemed as she comes to the realisation that the only adult male in the abode is Henry whom the women refer to as the son of Christ and the Beloved.
As noted in New York Tax Law Section 605, a "resident individual" includes anyone: 1) who is domiciled in New York, unless she maintains no permanent place of abode in New York, maintains a permanent place of abode elsewhere, and spends in the aggregate not more than 30 days of the taxable year in New York, or 2) maintains a permanent place of abode in the state for substantially all of the taxable year, and spends in the aggregate more than 183 days of the tax year in New York (e.
22 -- Each one of us has to realise the ultimate goal - the abode of peace and bliss.
Meanwhile, there are ructions in the Platt abode although, let's face it, when aren't there ructions in the Platt abode?
1 thousand) for the development of a hostel for persons of no fixed abode, according to the session held on November 27.