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neck of the woods

Definition of neck of the woods in English:

informal A particular area or locality: imagine seeing her in this neck of the woods
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  • On weekends we'd take turns cruising the various town and villages in our neck of the woods.
  • Naturally, I was delighted to hear he'd be making a pit stop in my neck of the woods on his way back from Northern Ireland.
  • City slicker smart alecs don't go down well in this neck of the woods - a constituency comprising a huge swathe of rural Ulster.
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