next door to
phrasal next to

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Next door to — Door Door, n. [OE. dore, dure, AS. duru; akin to OS. dura, dor, D. deur, OHG. turi, door, tor gate, G. th[ u]r, thor, Icel. dyrr, Dan. d[ o]r, Sw. d[ o]rr, Goth. daur, Lith. durys, Russ. dvere, Olr. dorus, L. fores, Gr. ?; cf. Skr. dur, dv[=a]ra …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • next door to — ► next door to 1) in the next house or room to. 2) almost. Main Entry: ↑next door …   English terms dictionary

  • next door to — in the next house or room to the Old Executive Office Building next door to the White House ■ nearly; almost; near to it is next door to impossible …   Useful english dictionary

  • next door to —    having taboo features associated with    Usually of criminals or those with mental illness. Thus next door to a padded cell implies mental deficiency:     Stevens was sane enough, but Taylor was next door to a padded cell. (Fraser, 1994) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • next door to — informal almost; near to. → next door …   English new terms dictionary

  • next door to — 1. Next house to. 2. Near to, bordering on, close to, allied to …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • next door to — in the house next to, in the building next to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • next door to — idi a) in a house, apartment, office, etc., adjacent to b) next to; verging on …   From formal English to slang

  • next-door (to) — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. adjacent to, neighboring, adjoining; see beside , near 1 , next 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • Living Next Door to Alice — Infobox Single Name = Living Next Door to Alice Artist = New World from Album = B side = Something to Say Released = 1972 Format = Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = RAK Records Writer = Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman Producer = Certification = Chart …   Wikipedia

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