Examples of big house in a Sentence
told harrowing stories of his years spent in the big house
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My family moved to a bigger house after my father died.
The tech maven with the big house on 116th Street — the one with the indoor tree house, the 25-foot saltwater aquarium, the spiral slide made of the finest mahogany — is selling his stuff.
The couple, who are in their mid-30s, wanted a bigger house but were reluctant to take on more debt.
Woodruff Place, where many of the city's movers and shakers built big houses in the 1870s, is just across 10th Street.
Duba didn't care for the arrangement, but the family had a big house and the girl seemed to have nowhere to go.
That is the industry’s looming catastrophe — the dearth of original, demanding talent in their 20s and 30s, who can interpret their generation now and also be around later to lead big houses.
Twenty-four-year-old Naomi is a familiar figure on Hydra, staying every year with her parents at a big house built high above the port.
In that way, celebrity fragrances are different than scents from the big houses — the Armanis and Chanels.
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big house Synonyms
Synonymsbastille, jail [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]
Related Wordsbull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk (s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training school
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