Meaning of “have sb/sth hanging round your neck” in the English Dictionary

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"have sb/sth hanging round your neck" in British English

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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!

(Definition of “have sb/sth hanging round your neck” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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