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English definition of “have sb/sth hanging round your neck”

have sb/sth hanging round your neck

informal disapproving
to be limited in what you can do by someone or something: The last thing I want is a couple of kids hanging round my neck !Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of have sb/sth hanging round your neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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