live out of suitcase

live out of suitcase
   Someone who lives of a suitcase travels a lot, moving from place to place, and is therefore restricted to the contents of their suitcase.
   

Sarah's job involves so much travelling that she lives out of a suitcase.


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  • live out of a suitcase — {v. phr.} To have no permanent residence or a permanent place to hang one s clothes. * /When Jennifer accepted her new job, she had no idea that she would have to live out of a suitcase for six months./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • live out of a suitcase — {v. phr.} To have no permanent residence or a permanent place to hang one s clothes. * /When Jennifer accepted her new job, she had no idea that she would have to live out of a suitcase for six months./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • live out of — (informal) To depend on the limited range of eg food offered by (tins) or clothes contained in (a suitcase) • • • Main Entry: ↑live …   Useful english dictionary

  • live out of a suitcase — stay away from your home with only the belongings in your suitcase I dislike this job because I am often on a business trip and must live out of my suitcase …   Idioms and examples

  • live\ out\ of\ a\ suitcase — v. phr. To have no permanent residence or a permanent place to hang one s clothes. When Jennifer accepted her new job, she had no idea that she would have to live out of a suitcase for six months …   Словарь американских идиом

  • live out of a suitcase — live or stay somewhere on a temporary basis and with only a limited selection of one s belongings, typically because one s occupation requires a great deal of traveling …   Useful english dictionary

  • live out of a suitcase —  Be constantly travelling …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • suitcase — (also case) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy, light ▪ open ▪ empty, full ▪ packed ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • live — live1 W1S1 [lıv] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a place/home)¦ 2¦(plant/animal)¦ 3¦(at a particular time)¦ 4¦(be/stay alive)¦ 5¦(way of life)¦ 6¦(earn a living)¦ 7¦(exciting life)¦ 8¦(imagine something)¦ 9¦(be kept somewhere)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • live — 1 verb IN A PLACE/TIME 1 IN A PLACE/HOME (intransitive always + adv/prep) to have your home in a particular place: live in/at/with/near etc: Where do you live? | We used to live in Bakersfield. | They have one daughter who still lives with them.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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