come home to (someone or something)

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come home to (someone or something)

1. To return home to a particular person or thing. The phrase can also end at "to," typically when the person or thing at home is named earlier in the sentence. I'm always thrilled to come home to my family after a long day at the office. My nephew is watching my kids, so I anticipate coming home to chaos. Now that the kids are all in college, it's strange having no one to come home to.
2. To be understood or realized by someone. A solution finally came home to me as I was falling asleep last night.
See also: come, home

come home to someone or something

to arrive home and find someone or something there. (See also come home to someone.) I like to come home to a happy house. I look forward to coming home to you.
See also: come, home

come home to someone

Fig. [for a fact] to be recognized suddenly by someone. Suddenly, it came home to me that you thought I was Ronald. The importance of the events of the day finally came home to me.
See also: come, home

come home to someone

(of the significance of something) become fully realized by someone.
1981 Fannie Flagg Daisy Fay & the Miracle Man It came home to me that night that Momma has certainly lost her sense of humour.
See also: come, home, someone
References in classic literature ?
Speech of touch towards others, should be sparingly used; for discourse ought to be as a field, without coming home to any man.
Good news the Mail is coming home GREAT news to hear that the Birmingham Mail is coming home to the city centre.
Dutchman Guido Van der Valk turned sharp coming home to tally a 3-under 69 and grabbed the early lead over Jhonnel Ababa and five other locals in the ICTSI Calatagan Golf Challenge at Calatagan Golf Club in Batangas Wednesday.
even told her when he was coming home to pick up the dry cleaning,
Coming home to a house uninhabited by cats is unimaginable for some people.
When I was young and in my prime I had the urge to roam I left my friends and family I left my English home I wandered near and travelled far And at sights I've gazed in awe But the greatest sight that's in my mind Is of Old England's Shore I've seen the sun rise over Japan And go down at Galway Bay And New York lights are twice as bright As the lights of the Milky Way From the great lakes of Canada To a glorious night in Rome All the wonders of this world Cannot compare with home Your lakes and downs, your sights and sounds Are always in my heart I'm coming home to your cities and towns And never again I'll part From England my England The land of the true England my England I'm coming home to you Sent by A.
A CAMPAIGN HOMECOMING: Eleana Hastings is coming home to Coventry after spending most of her life in hospital
He may lose patience if he's coming home to see you every weekend and you're weeping all over him.
Coming home with pride (I'm coming home with pride) Coming home with heads held high Coming home from lands afar Coming home to your loves
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Laboratory-tested to substantiate claims of mold and bacteria reduction inside ductwork, coming home to Culligan takes on a fresh new meaning.
Last year's massive tax cut is coming home to roost.
DAVAO CITY -- The prospects of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison coming home to the country have dimmed with the recent statement by the US naming the Communist New People's Army (NPA) in its terrorist list.
THE Black Watch are coming home to Scotland after 10 years.
But Jennifer's agent Colette Fenlon said this morning: ``Jenny was very shocked by the incident but it will not stop her coming home to see her family.