get/put your own house in order Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “get/put your own house in order” in the English Dictionary

"get/put your own house in order" in British English

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get/put your own house in order

to ​solveyour own ​problems: You should put ​your own house in ​order before you ​starttelling me what to do!
(Definition of get/put your own house in order from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get/put your own house in order”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解决自己的问题…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解決自己的問題…
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