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live under the same roof

To share a house together (with someone). At one point, my parents, my adult children, their kids, Terry, and myself were all living under the same roof—it was mayhem! I'm leaving, Tom. I refuse to live under the same roof as a criminal. As long as you live under the same roof with us, you will follow our rules.
See also: live, roof, same

live under the same roof (with someone)

Fig. to share a dwelling with someone. (Implies living in a close relationships, as a husband and wife.) I don't think I can go on living under the same roof with her. She was quite happy to live under the same roof with him.
See also: live, roof, same
References in classic literature ?
Living under the same roof with the beloved brother from whom she had been so suddenly and hardly separated: with a mind at ease, and free from any persecutions which could call a blush into her cheek, or a pang into her heart, she seemed to have passed into a new state of being.
Two spoilt middle-aged men find themselves living under the same roof after their parents marry, which leads to a petty rivalry between them.
A mother and daughter say living under the same roof has helped forge an unbreakable bond.
Living under the same roof, these two strangers develop an unlikely relationship.
While it connects people from all over the world with one another, at the same time it also creates distance within family members as everyone is engaged in his/her phone despite living under the same roof.
You might not be living under the same roof, but you're still meeting up regularly and sleeping together.
It's hard to draw a line under something when you're still living under the same roof.
'She threatens to kill me whenever we have any misunderstanding; I am scared of living under the same roof with her,' he stated.
Looks like Kylie Jenner and Tyga have rekindled their lost romance and are even living under the same roof.
There was no chance of them living under the same roof, so Abby was happy to stay at a rented house.
When things go poorly between Ashley and a boy she starts dating, Ashley might realize that the best friend she needs is actually living under the same roof.
LIVING under the same roof as a brother who insists that his friend is a 6ft-plus white rabbit called Harvey finally proves too much for widow Veta Louise Simmonds who decides to admit him to a sanitarium.
Realising that living under the same roof is giving the lad false hope, Alicia decides to move out, but it's the sight of David kissing Priya that forces Jacob to accept his family has fallen apart.
When he says he had to reveal Wil is living under the same roof as him, Sheryl feels she's losing control of her situation and moves out.