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Idioms

neck of the woods

This page is about the idiom neck of the woods

INFORMAL

Meaning

A neck of the woods is a neighbourhood or a district, usually rural.

For example

  • What brings you to our neck of the woods?

  • Have land prices gone up in your neck of the woods too?

Quick Quiz

Wendy called and said she was in our neck of the woods so I told her

a. I'd take her to hospital straight away

b. to drop by and say hello

c. to call the police

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Contributor: Matt Errey