Meaning of “in your backyard” in the English Dictionary


"in your backyard" in English

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in your backyard


in the area where you live, or in the area of interest or activity that you are involved in or responsible for:

How would you feel about them building a nuclear power station in your backyard?
We should take a look at what is happening in our own backyard before criticizing what is taking place in other countries.

(Definition of “in your backyard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)