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To live, stay or work in a particular place - synonyms or related words

couch surfing

noun

the activity of travelling around and staying without paying in the homes of people you have met through the Internet

sleep over

to sleep at someone else’s house for one night

stay the night/stay overnight

to remain in a place as a guest or visitor for one night

live

verb

to have your home in a particular place

arrive

verb

to come to a place in order to live there permanently

settle down

to begin to live a quieter life by getting married or staying permanently in a place

come from

to have your home in a particular place

inhabit

verb

to live in a particular place

settle

verb

to go and live permanently in a particular place

reside

verb

formal

to live in a particular place

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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