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leave home

To cease living with one's parents; to strike out on one's own. I regret leaving home at such a young age, but it did teach me some good lessons about self-reliance.
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'My lord, I decided it was best to leave home for a while any time we had a clash.
Iceland's Neil Hayes said: "Students feel they are somewhat unprepared to fend for themselves when they leave home, especially when buying food."
"When deciding what to pack, it's not surprising that our passport tops the list of items travellers would never leave home without.
leave home unless home chased you to the shore unless home told you to
Research by the Centre for the Modern Family, a think tank set up by Scottish Widows, looked at the strain that the boomerang generation of young people who cannot afford to leave home is having on their parents, who end up supplying them with bed and board.
The report drives home the part we sometimes forget--these girls do leave home because they want to better themselves, and sometimes they succeed.
A NEW partnership has been launched to support young people as they prepare to leave home.
Dubai: Residents commuting from Sharjah to Dubai fear a return to pre-2008 conditions that forced them to leave home before dawn to beat the morning rush hour.
The husband Jaber bin Yazeed, who lives in the Al-Fahd district, did not suspect any foul play in their disappearance but said an Ethiopian housemaid might have caused the two to leave home using black magic.
The average British person was found to have their first child at 27, get married at 25 and leave home at 20.
A BENEFIT cheat who was caught on CCTV in a brawl with police, despite claiming he could not leave home without a walking stick, has been jailed for 15 months.
"Making sure that the younger members of our country are informed before they decide to leave home has a central role in tackling homelessness and will help them to avoid making the decision too early in life."
(AP) -- Community college students who want to earn a four-year university degree without having to leave home will have that chance under a partnership between Troy University and Alabama's two-year college system.
Customers can also call at a lower rate at home and use their phone as an ordinary mobile handset when they leave home.
THERE are some foods we just can't leave home without.