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English definition of “be home free”

be home free

US informal
to be certain to succeed at something because you have done the most difficult part of it: Once you leave the main road and cross the bridge, you're home free - we live just three houses further on.Successful (things or people) Grammar:House or home?We use the noun house to refer to a building:See more
(Definition of be home free from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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