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Origin of at-home
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Example sentences from the Web for at-home
The at-home genetics testing company 23andme, established in 2006, helps people learn more about their “DNA relatives.”
At-home caretakers are eligible for Medicaid waivers, which allow benefits regardless of income.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What applied to Midwesterners then applies to at-home mothers now.
Plus, at-home chefs will save time, effort, and the ever-valuable clean pot.What to Eat: One-Pot Meals for a Busy Holiday Season|Cookstr.com|December 15, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Create a public jobs program that funnels the unemployed to fast growing areas such as at-home health care and child care.
After he had eaten all he very well could, he hid the rest back of the curtain in quite an at-home way.Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888|Frances M.A. Roe
That weekly ceremony—well known to Trimmer's Green—Mrs. Lovegrove's afternoon at-home, was in progress.The Far Horizon|Lucas Malet
In society, the formal garden party holds the place of an at-home held out of doors.Book of Etiquette|Lillian Eichler
The company used this episode with Nekhludoff as a convenient topic of conversation for the rest of the "at-home."
Anna Ignatievna was in raptures; her "at-home" had turned out a brilliant success.
British Dictionary definitions for at-home
Idioms and Phrases with at-home
In one's own residence, town, or country. For example, Mary was not at home when I called, or Tourists in a foreign country often behave more rudely than they do at home. This idiom was first recorded in a ninth-century treatise.
Ready to receive a visitor, as in We are always at home to our neighbor's children. This usage gave rise to the noun at-home, meaning a reception to which guests are invited on a specific day at specific hours (also see open house). [c. 1600]
Also, at home with. Comfortable and familiar, as in Mary always makes us feel at home, or I've never been at home with his style of management. [Early 1500s] Also see at ease, def. 1.
Also, at home with. Proficient, well-versed in, as in Young John is so much at home with numbers that he may well become a mathematician, or Chris is really at home in French. [Late 1700s]
In team sports, playing on one's own field or in one's own town. For example, The Red Sox always do better at home than they do at away games.