Idioms about roost
Origin of roost
OTHER WORDS FROM roostun·roost·ed, adjectiveun·roost·ing, adjective
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How to use roost in a sentence
The study showed that the social bonds formed in roosts extended into the hunt.
Bat buds rarely left the roost together, suggesting that they don’t go on tightly coordinated hunts, Carter says.Bloodthirsty vampire bats like to drink with friends over strangers|Jonathan Lambert|September 23, 2021|Science News
Weeda Mehran, University of ExeterDespite what they insisted as they swept through Afghanistan, the Taliban appear to have remained largely the same since the days they ruled the roost in the 1990s.Afghanistan: Women Are At The Forefront Of Protests Against The Taliban|LGBTQ-Editor|September 16, 2021|No Straight News
Nielsen rose to its position by virtue of the uniqueness of its panel and retained its roost through its continued usage over time.Future of TV Briefing: How TikTok has influenced media companies’ videos on platforms like Snapchat and YouTube|Tim Peterson|September 8, 2021|Digiday
The first name in DAW software still rules the biggest industry roosts and now features remote cloud collaboration.The best DAW for audio engineers of any kind on any budget|Tony Ware|July 29, 2021|Popular-Science
“All the chickens are coming home to roost,” said opposition leader Antonio Di Pietro.Silvio Berlusconi Convicted of Tax Fraud, Banned From Holding Office|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since John F. Kennedy, the GOP has ruled the foreign policy roost at election time and beyond.The Republican Party Is Losing Its Grip on Foreign Policy|Leslie H. Gelb|November 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
And past traumas and tribulations come home to roost for one reason only: so you can finally release them.
As House Majority Leader, DeLay ruled his roost with an iron fist that makes Nancy Pelosi look like Mary Poppins.
But now the chickens are coming back home to America to roost.
And from my roost I could note the passing of anything bigger than a buffalo yearling, within a radius of at least six miles.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
All the little children have been gathered up by the nursery-maids, and are taken down to roost below.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
He had found the lost chick, and clucked low notes of supreme content as he brought him back to the roost.
Nothing would please her more than to see Austria broken up into a number of little States and Hungary ruling the roost.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
But from where he sat on his favorite roost in the tall pine-tree he could see that provoking egg, a little spot of shining white.Blacky the Crow|Thornton W. Burgess
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Other Idioms and Phrases with roost
see chickens come home to roost; rule the roost.