place to call (one's) own

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place to call (one's) own

One's own home. After spending a year sleeping on friends' couches to save money, I was ready to have a place to call my own.
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a place to call one's own

a home of one's very own. I am tired of living with my parents. I want a place to call my own.
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I was curious to see what an affordable new apartment would look like, and came away wishing I was in my thirties again, looking for a smart place to call my own. Why would anyone suffer the abomination of annoying housemates when you can buy a flat and socialise downstairs and then head up and close the door, with your own modern fitted kitchen and some outside space?
"I don't even remember when I came to the capital to earn a living, but the one reality I live with everyday is that I still do not have a place to call my own in this huge city," Bishu, a cycle rickshaw driver in Dwarka, told IANS.
"I only want what everyone else wants - a place to call my own where I can live in some small bit of comfort.
Just a place to call my own so I could give her her own room.
I am blind and yet they've left me waiting six months for a place to call my own. What hope has anyone else?"