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"a roof over your head" in British English

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a roof over your head

C2 a place to live: She gave him enough money to get a roof over his head.
(Definition of a roof over your head from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"a roof over your head" in American English

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a roof over your head

a place to live: It is hard to keep a roof over your head and food in the fridge when you get paid $6.50 an hour.
(Definition of a roof over your head from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a roof over your head”
in Chinese (Simplified) 住处, 栖身之处…
in Turkish başını sokacak bir yer, oturacak/yaşayacak bir yer…
in Russian крыша над головой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 住處, 棲身之處…
in Polish dach nad głową…
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