What is the meaning of the phrase “On the house”?

When someone says it’s “on the house”, what exactly does that mean? Well, it means that something is for free. The phrase “on the house” is typically used in the context of a restaurant or bar offering some food or drink for free to a customer.

Example of using the phrase “On the house” in a sentence

Joe to a waitress:  "How much money do I owe 
for that pie."

Waitress: "Nothing it's on the house today since you
are a regular customer."

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