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.
See also: call, own, place

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.
See also: call, own, place
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We desperately just want a place to call our own again and to have some stability and happiness.
This week, we particularly welcome Wigan builders A Connolly, sustainable designers EcoStyle in Luton, Beds, Mansfield disabled children's charity A Place To Call Our Own, Notts, London comms agency Radley Yeldar, Sewell Facilities Management in Yorkshire, Citizens Advice & Rights in Fife, social entrepreneurs TreeStation and Southway Housing Trust, both in Manchester, health and safety trainers EDGE Services in York, and Capital Roofing repair services in South East London.
After more than 50 years of providing a space where seniors of Paris and Brant county can socialize, we are getting a place to call our own.
We got married earlier this year and decided that enough was enough and we needed to get a place to call our own.
We led a nomadic existence that year, with most of our possessions in storage as we searched for a place to call our own.
They worked really hard to make it happen until finally we found a place to call our own," Hart Said.
At times, it would have been easier to give up, but finally we have a place to call our own and I'm delighted with how it's turned out.
We've had some trials and some struggles, but thanks to this program now we do have a place to call our own and a home we can share with our families," he says.
Within our society, we do not have a place to call our own, a place where we can claim our own values independent of commercial values.
Sixteen years ago my wife and I started driving the mountain roads on weekends, talking about finding a place to call our own and speculating as to whether or not we could make it.