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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


What does leave the nest mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

leave the nest

The phrase leave the nest means to move from one's parents' home. Such a move is mainly motivated by a desire for independence.

Another variation of this idiom is:

fly the nest


My son left the nest at the age of 21 and the house seems empty without him now.

This idiom is in the age category

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