Stay In Your Lane

What does stay in your lane mean?

Stick to what you're good at

Stay in your lane is a phrase similar to "mind your own business" (MYOB) that is used to tell a person to only talk about or do what he is good at. The phrase comes from lanes on a road that guide traffic and keep drivers from going where they shouldn't.

The phrase is often used by someone who is annoyed by the actions of another person. The phrase became a trending topic on social media when LaVar Ball told reporter Kristine Leahy to "stay in yo lane" on The Herd Live when she criticized Ball's clothing brand.


I think you should check the alternator.
I think you should stay in your lane.

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Updated March 15, 2018

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