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home away from home

A place in which one has spent a lot of time and often where one feels as comfortable and familiar as one's own home. Growing up, I spent so much time at my best friend's house, it felt like my home away from home. Brett visits Paris so often, it has become his home away from home.
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a home from home


a home away from home

A home from home is a place where you are as comfortable as in your own home. Many cottages are a home from home, offering microwaves, dishwashers, tvs and videos.
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a home from home

a place where you are as happy, relaxed, or at ease as in your own home.
The North American version of this expression is a home away from home .
See also: home

a ˌhome from ˈhome

(British English) (American English a ˌhome away from ˈhome) a place where you feel as comfortable, happy, etc. as in your own home: They used to stay in their aunt’s apartment in Brighton every summer. It was a real home from home.
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More than 330 families have been helped by the Home from Home centres in the past 10 years.
With the trust's help, Home from Homes have also been opened in Bristol, Liverpool, London and Birmingham.
Homeless charity Shelter and mortgage lender the Bradford and Bingley have launched Home from Home, a guide to renting and letting property.
At a time when more than 30,000 students will be starting university or college in the West Midlands, which for many will be the first time living away from home, Home from Home aims to demystify what can be a complex and daunting experience.
She has also been joined in her Home From Home accommodation company by her daughter Andrea and husband Lyndon.