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Discussion » Questions » Language » Raise the roof. These four walls. Home sweet home. Clean enough to eat off the floor. Paper-thin walls. My house, my rules.

Raise the roof. These four walls. Home sweet home. Clean enough to eat off the floor. Paper-thin walls. My house, my rules.

What are some other phrases, adages, or idiomatic expressions referring in any way to buildings?
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Posted - November 10

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  • 6483
    Bouncing off the walls
    House of cards
    Castles in the air
    Circling the drain
    Window dressing
    Bringing home the bacon
    Nothing to write home about
    Have the floor
    Get in on the ground floor
      November 10, 2020 10:18 AM MST
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  • 14821
    Excellent!
      November 10, 2020 11:42 AM MST
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  • 14821
    If these walls could talk!
    He was floored.
    Just window dressing.
    My home is my castle.
    Sometimes, when a door closes, a window opens.

      November 10, 2020 11:44 AM MST
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  • 33771
    If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    Bedroom eyes.
    Come out of the closet.
    Fly on the wall.
    Bargain basement.
    Bath tub gin.
    Roll on the floor laughing. (ROTFL)
    Drain the swamp.
    Home run.

    This post was edited by Element 99 at November 11, 2020 3:28 PM MST
      November 10, 2020 3:05 PM MST
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  • 13751
    Shut the front door!
    Barnstorm.
    My door is always open.
    Happy home.
    Broken home.
    Squeaky floors.
      November 11, 2020 9:38 AM MST
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