be (one's) place (to do something)(redirected from is not your place to)
be (one's) place (to do something)
To be something that one has the authority to do. Often used in the negative to mean the opposite. I know you're just trying to help, mom, but it's not your place to discipline my kids. As much as I want to tell my neighbors what to do with their Christmas decorations, I know it's not my place to.
See also: place