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next door

adv.
To or in the adjacent house, building, apartment, or room.

next′-door′ adj.

next door

adj, adv (next-door when prenominal)
1. at, in, or to the adjacent house, flat, building, etc: we live next door to the dentist; the next-door house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.next door - at or in or to the adjacent residence; "the criminal had been living next door all this time"
Translations
بِجِوار، في البيْت المُجاوِر
v sousedstvívedle
szomszédban
í næsta húsi
sosednji
bitişiktekikapı komşu

next door

advnebenan; let’s go next doorgehen wir nach nebenan; they live next door to ussie wohnen (direkt) neben uns or (gleich) nebenan; he has the room next door to meer hat das Zimmer neben mir; we live next door to each otherwir wohnen Tür an Tür; the boy next doorder Junge von nebenan; it’s next door to madnessdas grenzt an Wahnsinn

next door

1. advaccanto
next door to us → accanto a noi, nella casa accanto
the girl next door → la ragazza della porta accanto
2. nla casa accanto
from next door → della casa accanto

next

(nekst) adjective
nearest in place, time etc. When you have called at that house, go on to the next one; The next person to arrive late will be sent away; Who is next on the list?
adverb
immediately after in place or time. John arrived first and Jane came next.
pronoun
the person or thing nearest in place, time etc. Finish one question before you begin to answer the next; One minute he was sitting beside me – the next he was lying on the ground.
next best/biggest/oldest etc
the one immediately after the best, biggest, oldest etc. I can't go to Paris so London is the next best place.
next door adverb
in the next house. I live next door (to Mrs Smith).
next to
1. beside. She sat next to me.
2. closest to. In height, George comes next to me.
3. more or less; pretty well. His writing is next to illegible.
References in classic literature ?
Raoul, with pessimistic foreboding, was convinced that there were only girls next door.
One Sunday morning in the summer as he sat by his desk in the room with a large Bible opened be- fore him, and the sheets of his sermon scattered about, the minister was shocked to see, in the upper room of the house next door, a woman lying in her bed and smoking a cigarette while she read a book.
Well, then," he said, "I hope you are good-tempered; I do not like any one next door who bites.
At the time when Cornelius van Baerle began to devote himself to tulip-growing, expending on this hobby his yearly revenue and the guilders of his father, there was at Dort, living next door to him, a citizen of the name of Isaac Boxtel who from the age when he was able to think for himself had indulged the same fancy, and who was in ecstasies at the mere mention of the word "tulban," which
Whereupon my young friend very properly prepares to punch the head of the boy at the cigar emporium next door; but fails in the attempt, the boy at the cigar emporium next door punching his instead.
As for me, I had seen that sight too often, through the little window, at the time of the rosy hours of Mazenderan; and I cared only for what was being said next door, seeking for a hint how to act, what resolution to take.
The restaurant was next door to the old red brick in which she ball- roomed.
Vholes, "as I believe I have already mentioned, it is next door.
And she went into the den next door, where another mother-lion lived, and told her all about it.
When I was a little boy I said I would marry the daughter of the harness-maker who lived next door.
An' den when dat Sadie MacMallister next door to us was sent teh deh devil by dat feller what worked in deh soap-factory, didn't I tell our Mag dat if she--"
From the billiard room next door came the sound of balls knocking, of talk and laughter.