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house (n):
play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
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the children were playing house
house (n):
a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
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the house was full
house (n):
a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
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he has a house on Cape Cod.
she felt she had to get out of the house
house (n):
a building in which something is sheltered or located
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they had a large carriage house
house (n):
aristocratic family line
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the House of York
house (n):
the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
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he worked for a brokerage house
house (n):
a social unit living together
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he moved his family to Virginia.
It was a good Christian household.
I waited until the whole house was asleep.
the teacher asked how many people made up his home

Related Words: homehold
house (n):
an official assembly having legislative powers
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a bicameral legislature has two houses
house (n):
the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
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the house applauded.
he counted the house
house (n):
the members of a religious community living together
house (n):
the management of a gambling house or casino
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the house gets a percentage of every bet
house (n):
(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
house (v):
contain or cover
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This box houses the gears
house (v):
provide housing for
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The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town
Related Words: domiciliate
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Money doesn't grow on trees


It's not easy to get money. We have to work hard to make money. We can't just walk around and pick it like fruit from the tress.


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