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next door to

Definition of next door to in English:

1In the next house or room to: the newsagent next door to Mr Afzal’s store
More example sentences
  • I heard that the house next door to where I lived on Main Street is gutted.
  • Two women and two men in the painting room, next door to where the cleaning process takes place, were contaminated.
  • But it was clear he was in the room next door to where the talks were going on.
1.1 informal Almost; near to: she thought George was next door to a saint
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  • On the way to the theatre Mr. Klein reminded his companion that "Carmen" had been next door to a failure at the Opéra Comique three years before.
  • She has to wait months for such an opportunity, meantime repeating, night after I night, a character which she feels to be next door to a failure-and there is no more disheartening drudgery in the world.
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