To eat and spend everything that other person has in his house


  • This idiom is originated back as far as 2,000 years and in the 17th century, William Shakespeare used this famous idiom in one of his plays. Certainly, both the ‘home’ and ‘house’ give the same meanings, but by using both in same expression actually emphasizes the double meaning.

The huge dog we own is eating us out of house and home.

Submitted on February 25, 2019


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comerte fuera de casa y en casa

vous manger de la maison et à la maison

mangiarti fuori casa e da casa


ăn thịt bạn ra khỏi nhà và nhà


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