live at home


: to live with one's parent or parents
adult children who live at home

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of dorm rooms, players live at home or in hotel rooms near Halas Hall. Kori Rumore, Chicago Tribune, 28 July 2022 Child care reformers called for orphans to live with foster parents or advocated for cash payments so disadvantaged children could live at home instead of in institutions. Bob Fernandez, ProPublica, 10 June 2021 Furthermore, while a lack of economic independence is often a factor for why children don’t leave the nest, the truth is that many continue to live at home for a variety of reasons, and the kangaroo tribe phenomenon is not as simple and one-sided as often depicted in popular culture. NBC News, 30 May 2021 Thousands of students were forced to return from college, live at home again and forgo the adventures of young adulthood indefinitely. Annie Vainshtein,, 19 Jan. 2021 He was born with a disability at a time when many children with his condition would have, at worst, been put in an institution and, at best, been allowed to live at home, probably not attending school and definitely not participating in sports. The Indianapolis Star, 17 May 2023 While one of her daughters lives in Michigan and another in Tokyo, her daughter Tera and her two children and pet dog live at home with Ritter, along with the mayor’s two mastiffs. San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Feb. 2023 Chapin did not live at home but was sleeping over with his girlfriend Kernodle on Nov. 13. Tracey Harrington Mccoy, Peoplemag, 1 Jan. 2023 But remember, despite their intense focus on nursing homes, more than 90 percent of those receiving long-term care live at home. Howard Gleckman, Forbes, 18 July 2022 See More

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“Live at home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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