roof over one's head, a

roof over (one's) head

A home in which to live or rest; basic shelter. Every night, you should be grateful that you have a roof over your head and food on the table.
See also: head, over, roof
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roof over one's head, a

A shelter, especially a home, as in I can barely afford to put a roof over my head, my salary is so low.
See also: over, roof
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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