away from home


: not at one's house
I will be away from home for two weeks.

Examples of away from home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Students playing on a non-home team which requires boarding away from home by the week, etc., will be looked upon as violating the professional rule if board is not paid by his family. Ben Thomas |, al, 14 Sep. 2023 Brillantes says his 7-year-old nephew Kurt is struggling with being away from home. Jacqueline Yoo, ABC News, 8 Sep. 2023 Build your own cheery retreat just a few steps away from home. Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Sep. 2023 Before the start of the pandemic, the average Los Angeles resident spent more than 50% on food away from home, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2023 Some trainees begin at just eight years old, living in dorms away from home, and following strict diets and rigorous daily schedules. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 25 Aug. 2023 The group grew to more than 20 teenagers, who cheered each other on at football and lacrosse games, celebrated prom and graduation, and remained close across the changes and challenges of college, careers, and moving away from home, through visits and a continuous group text. Jeremy C. Fox,, 31 Aug. 2023 Because the bags are smaller than a traditional duffel, the capacity likely wouldn’t be sufficient for more than a few days away from home. Anna Popp, Travel + Leisure, 31 Aug. 2023 The Americans have not won away from home since 1993 at The Belfry in England — some Americans on this team were not even born at the time. Doug Ferguson, The Courier-Journal, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Away from home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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