English Idiom – Neck of the woods.
Meaning – A neighborhood or nearby area. This expression usually refers to the area where somebody lives.
A wood is an area of land covered with trees.
When could you use this idiom?
- You want to visit a friend because they live in an area you are visiting.
- If you are visiting an unfamiliar area.
- You are returning home after a long holiday.
- You are visiting an area you know very well.
- “You were in Winchester? That’s my neck of the woods! Why didn’t you pop in for a cuppa?”
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What is an idiom?
An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally. An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.
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