keep (one's) nose out of (something)

keep (one's) nose out of (something)

To not pry into something. Hey, keep your nose out of my private business—it has nothing to do with you anyway.
See also: keep, nose, of, out
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keep one's nose out of something

Fig. to stay out of something, such as someone else's business. (See also keep one's nose out of someone's business.) Try to keep your nose out of stuff that doesn't concern you. Keep your nose out of my personal affairs.
See also: keep, nose, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

keep your nose out of something

INFORMAL
If someone tells you to keep your nose out of something, they are telling you rudely not to interfere in it or ask about it. Just keep your nose out of my affairs. Nancy realized that this was his way of telling her to keep her nose out of his business. Compare with poke your nose into something.
See also: keep, nose, of, out, something
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

keep your nose out of

refrain from interfering in someone else's affairs.
See also: keep, nose, of, out
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

keep your nose out of something

(informal) not interfere in something that does not concern you: Keep your nose out of my business affairs, will you? It’s nothing to do with you.
See also: keep, nose, of, out, something
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
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