room and board


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room and board

Meals and accommodation, or the cost thereof. An au pair typically provides free childcare in exchange for room and board in a foreign country. The company is willing you pay for your room and board while you work overseas.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

room and board

food to eat and a place to live; the cost of food and lodging. That college charges too much for room and board. How much is your room and board?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

room and board

Lodging and meals, as in The university's price for room and board has increased by another 10 percent. [Mid-1900s]
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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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