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

"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 ​kidshanging round my ​neck!
(Definition of have sb/sth hanging round your neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have sb/sth hanging round your neck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受…的拖累…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受…的拖累…
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