Meaning of “watch your back” in the English Dictionary

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"watch your back" in British English

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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.

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

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