back home

idiom

: in one's hometown : in the place one is from
People back home would never believe how much he has changed.

Examples of back home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The middle child of an illiterate Moroccan immigrant who came to Paris to work on construction sites to support his siblings back home, Mr. Bouamrane is acutely aware of the power his image offers on classroom visits. Catherine Porter, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2024 As tens of thousands of people continued to leave the wreckage of Louisiana in the weeks and months following the storm — and Mary remained a refugee — Colette moved back home. Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica, 11 Apr. 2024 Herd numbers are expanding in some areas, which increases the chances that a satellite ram looking for love will encounter a domestic sheep or sick bighorn from another herd and bring illness back home. Christine Peterson, Outdoor Life, 11 Apr. 2024 The trilogy was born during the early pandemic, when shutdowns forced Casserly to move back home. Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2024 Platoon, Apocalypse Now, Full Metal Jacket, and many other films portrayed American heroes fighting their way through a dystopian backwater and then dealing with the psychic toll of defeat back home. Andrew R. Chow, TIME, 9 Apr. 2024 After that happens, there’s going to be a lot of traffic as everyone heads back home. Owen Bellwood / Jalopnik, Quartz, 8 Apr. 2024 The Pugliese native heads back home from London regularly throughout the year, and unlike the traveling masses, always avoids July and August. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Apr. 2024 As the woman navigated them through the airport, Olson told her about her father's death, and her attempts to return back home to California. Laura Kwerel, NPR, 1 Apr. 2024

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“Back home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20home. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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