What does MIND YOUR BUSINESS mean?

MichaelADIdioms & Slang

Learning idioms like this one will help make your English sound more natural and more colorful!


Mind one’s business means to not interfere in other people’s affairs. We use this idiom to advise someone to focus on their own concerns and avoid getting involved in unnecessary or intrusive matters.

Here are some examples using mind one’s business:

  • Lisa told Mark to mind his own business and stop prying into her personal life.
  • Mark decided to mind his business and not get involved in the office gossip.
  • Emily believes it’s important to mind one’s business and respect others’ privacy.

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