set\ one's\ house\ in\ order


set\ one's\ house\ in\ order
• put one's house in order
• set one's house in order
v. phr.
To arrange your affairs in good order.

Grandfather knew he would not live long and set his house in order.

When Mr. Black died, his lawyer helped the widow put her house in order.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • set one's house in order — See: PUT ONE S HOUSE IN ORDER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set one's house in order — See: PUT ONE S HOUSE IN ORDER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set one's house in order — To settle one s affairs ● house …   Useful english dictionary

  • set one's house in order — make order in one s house, put order into one s business …   English contemporary dictionary

  • set one's house in order — phrasal to organize one s affairs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • put one's house in order — or[set one s house in order] {v. phr.} To arrange your affairs in good order. * /Grandfather knew he would not live long and set his house in order./ * /When Mr. Black died, his lawyer helped the widow put her house in order./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put one's house in order — or[set one s house in order] {v. phr.} To arrange your affairs in good order. * /Grandfather knew he would not live long and set his house in order./ * /When Mr. Black died, his lawyer helped the widow put her house in order./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put\ one's\ house\ in\ order — • put one s house in order • set one s house in order v. phr. To arrange your affairs in good order. Grandfather knew he would not live long and set his house in order. When Mr. Black died, his lawyer helped the widow put her house in order …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put one's house in order — put (or set or get) one s house in order make necessary reforms to get their own economic house in order …   Useful english dictionary

  • put (or set or get) one's house in order — make necessary reforms. → house …   English new terms dictionary


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