watch (someone's) back

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watch (someone's) back

To be willing and prepared to help or defend someone; to look out for someone in case they need assistance. Don't worry about those thugs, buddy. I'll watch your back if they ever come bother you again. You can always rely on your parents to watch your back.
See also: back, watch

watch your (or someone's) back

protect yourself (or someone else) against danger from an unexpected quarter.
See also: back, watch
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EASTENDERS (7.30pm BBC One) LUCY turns spiteful when she sees Whitney snogging Lee, but she should watch her back because she's far from the most popular person in Walford right now.
Katie Price said she hopes Peter Andre will watch her back on reality show I'm A Celebrity...
Liz's return comes despite sending an angry email to her boss warning her to "watch her back", after she was dropped from the breakfast show.
haven't been there for you as much as I could have." Then, make a real effort to watch her back and be there when she truly needs you.
They had to be led away as they shouted that the woman was "f***ing dead", had "sent down an innocent man" and warned her to "watch her back" after 18-year-old James Belcher was sentenced.
SUPERMODEL Gisele Bundchen, 22, better watch her back...