stick\ to\ one's\ knitting

• stick to one's knitting
• tend to one's knitting
v. phr. informal
To do your own job and not bother other people.

The trouble with Henry is that he is always telling other people what to do; he can't stick to his knitting.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • stick to one's knitting — I. phrasal or tend to one s knitting also mind one s knitting : to mind one s business : avoid interfering in or involving oneself with the affairs of others II. phrasal : to stick severely to business or to the matter at hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick to one's knitting — or[tend to one s knitting] {v. phr.}, {informal} To do your own job and not bother other people. * /The trouble with Henry is that he is always telling other people what to do; he can t stick to his knitting./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick to one's knitting — or[tend to one s knitting] {v. phr.}, {informal} To do your own job and not bother other people. * /The trouble with Henry is that he is always telling other people what to do; he can t stick to his knitting./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tend\ to\ one's\ knitting — • stick to one s knitting • tend to one s knitting v. phr. informal To do your own job and not bother other people. The trouble with Henry is that he is always telling other people what to do; he can t stick to his knitting …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tend to one's knitting — phrasal see stick to one s knitting I …   Useful english dictionary

  • mind one's knitting — phrasal see stick to one s knitting I …   Useful english dictionary

  • knitting — See: STICK TO ONE S KNITTING or TEND TO ONE S KNITTING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knitting — See: STICK TO ONE S KNITTING or TEND TO ONE S KNITTING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knitting — See: stick to one s knitting or tend to one s knitting …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stick to the knitting — stick (or tend) to the (or one s) knitting informal (of a person or an organization) concentrate on a familiar area of activity rather than diversify; mind one s own business …   Useful english dictionary

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