have a roof over one's head

have a roof over one's head
have a roof over one's head
To have somewhere to live
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Main Entry:roof

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  • over — /oh veuhr/, prep. 1. above in place or position: the roof over one s head. 2. above and to the other side of: to leap over a wall. 3. above in authority, rank, power, etc., so as to govern, control, or have jurisdiction regarding: There is no one …   Universalium

  • roof — [[t]ru͟ːf[/t]] ♦♦♦ roofs (The plural can be pronounced [[t]ru͟ːfs[/t]] or [[t]ru͟ːvz[/t]].) 1) N COUNT The roof of a building is the covering on top of it that protects the people and things inside from the weather. ...a small stone cottage with… …   English dictionary

  • roof — roof1 W2S3 [ru:f US ru:f, ruf] n ↑chimney, ↑gutter [: Old English; Origin: hrof] 1.) the structure that covers or forms the top of a building, vehicle, tent etc ▪ They finally found the cat up on the roof. roof of ▪ We can probably strap the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • roof — roof1 [ ruf ] (plural roofs [ rufs ] or rooves [ ruvz ] ) noun count *** 1. ) the top outer part of a building: The roof is leaking again. a thatched roof (=made of straw) a ) the top outer part of a vehicle: One man had climbed onto the roof of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • roof — 1 noun (C) 1 OF A BUILDING the outside surface or structure on top of a building, vehicle, tent etc: Our roof used to leak whenever it rained. | We can probably strap the cases to the roof of her car. 2 OF A PASSAGE the top of a passage under the …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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