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A room in a house for general everyday use:‘sitting around in the living room watching TV all day’
sitting room, lounge, parlour, front room, drawing room, morning room, reception room, salon, family roomtv roomcommon roomView synonyms
- ‘The house had six bedrooms, a big living room and a cramped kitchen with a pantry out the back.’
- ‘In common with the living room, the dining area has a high ceiling and a fireplace.’
- ‘The consultation took place in the living room, the middle room of a terraced house.’
- ‘The main living room and kitchen area is in an open-plan format on the ground floor.’
- ‘According to company officials, they are ideal for children's rooms and living rooms.’
- ‘Draperies, of course, are a popular choice for living rooms and dining rooms.’
- ‘For more than 20 years he was a comforting presence in America's living rooms, particularly during the Vietnam war.’
- ‘My Old Granny had her upright in the small living room of her tiny single bedroom house.’
- ‘Fancy furniture and luxurious carpets appear without warning in the living rooms of poor families.’
- ‘No one was hurt in the blaze but it badly damaged the living room and bedrooms.’
- ‘Inside, features include white oak floors in the entrance halls, living rooms and kitchens.’
- ‘Do you share at least one meal a day or share a living room or sitting room with a group of people?’
- ‘Also remember you may not need to clean formal living rooms or dining rooms each time you clean.’
- ‘There was a living room as well as the family room, which was part of an extension my parents had built.’
- ‘Rooms that are counted include living rooms, bedrooms and large kitchens.’
- ‘For night-time visits use side lights to create a warm and relaxed feel in living rooms and bedrooms.’
- ‘There were two living rooms and a kitchen downstairs, three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.’
- ‘The first floor is the kitchen, the second a storehouse and the upper floors living rooms and bedrooms.’
- ‘Both have jumped to the conclusion that the nerve center of this gigantic marketplace is the living room; our living rooms.’
- ‘With the aid of a torch I crawled under the floors and fixed a cable from the kitchen to the living room.’
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