What does neck of the woods mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

local neighborhood

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

Finding Nemo (2003)

Time of Scene: ~00:28:20

Nigel: Hi there. From my neck of the woods, eh? Sorry if I took a snap at you at one time. Fish gotta swim. Birds gotta eat.

 

Force 10 from Navarone (1978)

Time of Scene: ~01:54:40

Mallory: Yes, gentlemen, we did it! But before we can start awarding ourselves Victoria Crosses and Congressional Medals of Honor and so on and so forth and such like, I think I’d better point out that one. We’re now on the wrong side of the river. That two, we have no hope whatsoever of rejoining the partisans. That three, this neck of the woods will soon be crawling with very bad-tempered Germans. And that four, I don’t think our little genius Sergeant Miller there has even got a box of matches left in his suitcase. And so I think we can take it, gentlemen, that we’re going to have a very long walk home.

 

The Break-Up (2006)

Time of Scene: ~00:45:20

Brooke: Oh no. Look, all I know is The Tone Rangers they needed some place to rehearse so I very clearly told Richard stay in my room, which you explained to me was my space to do with what I want.

Gary: Is that how you want to play it? ‘Cause I’ll play it like that. I’ll play it like Lionel Richie, all night long, lady. Oh yeah. I’ll call some guys from my neck of the woods. And we’re not talking about, Brooke, about a couple of queens who know a few grapples. We’re talking about Polacks that don’t have a goddamn future. That’s right. We can make shit real uncomfortable around here, and that’s what we’re going to do.

 

 

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