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English definition of “watch your back”

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watch your back

to be careful of the people around you, making certain that they do nothing to harm you: I have to watch my back at work - there are a lot of people who would like my job.
Translations of “watch your back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 提防周圍的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提防周围的人…
(Definition of watch your back from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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