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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
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