not in my backyard

USAGE NOTE
This phrase may also be spelled "not-in-my-backyard” when used as an adjective.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(not in my neighborhood)
a. no en mi patio trasero
Like many people, I appreciate the value of wind farms, but not in my backyard!Como muchos, aprecio el valor de los parques eólicos ¡pero no en mi patio trasero!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(not-in-my-neighborhood)
a. de no en mi patio trasero
Most people have a not-in-my-backyard attitude when it comes to nuclear reactors.Muchos adoptan la actitud de no en mi patio trasero cuando se trata de reactores nucleares.
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