Idioms & Phrases


In addition to the idiom beginning with house, also see boardinghouse reach; bring down the house; clean house; eat someone out of house and home; get on (like a house afire); keep house; on the house; open house; people who live in glass houses; put one's house in order; safe as houses.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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