backyard vs back yard

backyard back yard


  • 1) colloquial An area nearby to a country or other jurisidiction's legal boundaries, particularly an area in which the country feels it has an interest.
  • 2) colloquial A person's neighborhood, or an area nearby to a person's usual residence or place of work and where the person is likely to go.
  • 3) A yard to the rear of a house or similar residence.
  • 4) A yard at the rear of a house.
  • 5) the grounds in back of a house


  • 1) Alternative spelling of backyard.


  • 1) The thought of another nation lifting the trophy in their own backyard this time is almost inconceivable.
  • 2) His eureka moment came a few years ago during a game of backyard cricket.
  • 3) The term backyard can be variously defined as a neighborhood or local community, local government area, a city or even a state.
  • 4) For me, the backyard is the planet and our entire approach to sustainability.
  • 5) You said our backyard is a private space unless we have company, but Carly isn't company said Gillam.
  • 6) "You have every U.S. hedge fund and private-equity fund playing in what we call our backyard in Asia," he added.
  • 7) Yes, it's in my "backyard", but that backyard is an hour away.
  • 8) And that backyard is amazing …. that is as big as our whole town!
  • 9) This buck in my backyard is sporting the beginnings of some velvet clad antlers
  • 10) Plus, the lots are mostly on the top of a ridge so that your backyard is completely private, a wooded, quick descent that you can't build on.
  • 11) It's pretty nuts - we're in Warren and our backyard is completely flooded - my friend has 14 of water in her basement and I just got back from helping her hook up an old pool pump to suck it out.
  • 12) ‘Bricks, logs and other materials have been recycled into a retaining wall to keep dirt from the basketball court and into backyards as borders for gardens, many of which boast impressive rose gardens.’
  • 13) ‘In the warm months, I enjoy watching the animals that are attracted to the flowers in my backyard.’
  • 14) ‘My mom grows hundreds of flowers in our backyard, and I helped plant most of them.’
  • 15) ‘Students sketched ‘attractive lawns and backyards and [gave] suggestions of what native shrubbery to use and when to transplant it’ in this class.’
  • 16) ‘Moving to the back, Austin reached for the garden gate and entered his backyard.’
  • 17) ‘I watched the flower in our backyard, day after day, as the huge purple petals unfolded.’
  • 18) ‘His botanical images, which reveal the brilliant colors of nature and the strange forms and unique textures of flowers from people's backyards from around the world, have become his signature.’
  • 19) ‘It involves a simple count of the number of birds visiting a garden or backyard in an hour.’
  • 20) ‘As such it's in our own backyard and close enough, for those who can afford it, to drive to.’
  • 21) ‘These same concerns are no where to be seen in our own backyard.’
  • 22) ‘If they cannot be open-minded and fair in their own backyard, they should be ignored in other areas as well.’
  • 23) ‘Facing these views at home, and in my own backyard, has been much more trying.’
  • 24) ‘I hope people will turn up and support us because if you've got people cheering you on, in your own backyard, it has got to help.’
  • 25) ‘As a result it is our responsibility to ensure these spaces in our own backyard remain clean and free of rubbish for the community to enjoy.’
  • 26) ‘Whereas for India, this is happening essentially in our own backyard.’
  • 27) ‘When my home PC slowed down then started crashing a couple of days ago, I knew it was time to go on a malware hunt in my own backyard.’
  • 28) ‘Everybody supports competition, but then says competition should not be allowed in their own backyard.’
  • 29) ‘Yet, he does not even know about spending mistakes in his own backyard.’
  • 30) ‘The common perception was they weren't going to lose in their own backyard.’
  • 31) ‘His latest album celebrates another lost community, but this time right in his own backyard.’
  • 32) ‘The opportunity to see an artist who puts on a good show in your own backyard or at a small venue is priceless.’
  • 33) ‘Nor do we need to be persuaded to make efforts to resist that happening in our own backyard.’
  • 34) ‘After seeing what was out there in the other schools, he was able to view what was in his own backyard with a new appreciation.’
  • 35) ‘We have so many issues here in our own backyard that we need to pay attention to that this is where the Peace movement is going.’
  • 36) ‘Here again, the balance of forces is an order of magnitude more difficult to manage than in our own backyard.’
  • 37) ‘In their own backyard they can see if their products and services will fly, without losing too much face.’
  • 38) ‘You are looking for new people, so let's start with right in your own backyard.’
  • 39) ‘He insists that, despite the game's international attractions, he has more important business to attend to in his own backyard.’


  • 1) The thought of another nation lifting the trophy in their own backyard this time is almost inconceivable.
  • 2) His eureka moment came a few years ago during a game of backyard cricket.

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