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    Constantinos is offline Newbie
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    Default "to be home" vs "to be at home"

    Hello,

    Is there any chance that "to be home" or "I'm home" instead of "at hom" could be correct (written English and/or spoken English)?

    Thank you

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    MrPedantic is offline Moderator
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    Default Re: "to be home" vs "to be at home"

    Hello Constantinos

    In British English, you say "I'm home" when you have just arrived home.

    For instance, you might call someone, after a journey, to say that you've arrived home safely:

    1. I just called to say I'm home!

    You use "at home" for any other situation:

    2. I'm at home today.
    3. Is there anyone at home?
    4. "Where's your husband?" "Oh, I left him at home."

    I don't know whether it's different in American English, though.

    MrP

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