English version

a roof over your head

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha roof over your heada roof over your headDHHsomewhere to live 🔊 I may not have a job, but at least I’ve got a roof over my head. → roof
Examples from the Corpus
a roof over your head• I have a bed and a roof over my head and three meals a day, so I should not complain.• Many of the homeless on London's streets would be glad of warm clothes and a roof over their head.• We always had food on the table and a roof over our heads.• Who would offer a woman and three children a roof over their heads?• The first night passed quietly enough as the newcomers were thoroughly examined and were glad to get a roof over their heads.• It's hard to be cheerful when you haven't even got a roof over your head.• It doesn't matter what kind of place it is, at least you'll have a roof over your head.• Now she did not have a roof over her head.• Married to a man I despise just to have a roof over my head and a ring on my finger!• At least they would have a roof over their heads in the winter.• To stress the importance of a roof over your head. 2.
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