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Japanese translation of “house”

house

noun   /haʊs/ (plural houses /ˈhaʊzɪz/)
A1 a building where people live, usually one family or group
家, 住宅
We went to my aunt’s house for dinner.
on the house If food or drink is on the house in a bar or restaurant, it is free.
店のおごりで
get on like a house on fire If two people get on like a house on fire, they like each other very much and become friends very quickly.
意気投合する
I was worried that they wouldn’t like each other, but in fact they’re getting on like a house on fire.
(Definition of house noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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