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to or at the place where you live
Is Sue home from work yet?
bring/take somebody/something home
They brought the baby home from the hospital on Friday.
now. See you tomorrow.
come/get/reach etc home
arrive at your home
It was midnight by the time we got home.
What time are you coming home?
Do not use a preposition (a word such as 'at' or 'to') before
when it is an adverb:
I travel home by bus (NOT I travel at home by bus).
He returned home (NOT He returned to home).
take home £120 per week/$600 a month etc
to earn a certain amount of money after tax has been taken off
The average worker takes home around $300 a week.
hit/drive/hammer etc something home
to make sure that someone understands what you mean by saying it in an extremely direct and determined way
We really need to drive this message home.
to hit or push something firmly into the correct position
bring something home to somebody/come home to somebody
to make you realize how serious, difficult, or dangerous something is
The episode has brought home to me the pointlessness of this war.
if a remark, situation, or experience hits home, it makes you realize how serious, difficult, or dangerous something is
She could see that her remark had hit home.
be home and dry
to have succeeded in doing something
be home free
to have succeeded in doing the most difficult part of something
If I last five years with no symptoms, I'll be home free.
➔ close to home
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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