living room

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living room

A space in a dwelling for social use of the residents.
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The front room was plainly furnished as a sitting-room and led into a small bedroom, which looked out upon the back of one of the wharves.
Then he washed himself at the sink, whistling while he dried his face and hands, and walked into the front room.
Sherlock Holmes chuckled to himself, and appeared to be about to make some remark, when Lestrade, who had been in the front room while we were holding this conversation in the hall, reappeared upon the scene, rubbing his hands in a pompous and self-satisfied manner.
The servant showed me into a front room on the ground-floor, and disappeared with my card in his hand.
McIntyre always spent the winters that had the double front room with private bath, you managed to babble that you wanted something still cheaper.
The front room served as bedchamber and living room.
He actually bought a two-hundred-dollar mahogany Victrola and an assortment of records, bringing both home with him in his car and, assisted eagerly by Bill, carrying them into the front room with an air that said it was a purchase he had been intending to make for a long time.
In the front room were the three men; the two older deep in argument, while the younger, tilted back against the wall on an improvised stool, was deeply engrossed in reading one of Tarzan's books.
He ushered them into the front room, furnished as a drawing-room, where in spite of the fine spring weather a large fire was burning in the grate.
You can sit down by the stove in the front room until father comes along--Ah, here he is
The door leading from the front room into the passage was locked, with the key on the inside.
Through the windows Tarzan saw a large front room and a smaller room in rear of it.