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catty-corner

Positioned diagonally from someone or something. This phrase can be used as an adverb and an adjective. Primarily heard in US. No, you know Mr. Lewis—his house is catty-corner to ours.
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Located on the world's busiest retail street, 34th Street, and catty-corner from R.
The Jungle Theater, as Boehlke's brainchild is now called, is a tiny 100-seat gem of a space located catty-corner from a sports bar and a shop specializing in sex toys at the intersection of Lyndale Avenue and south Minneapolis's notoriously sleazy Lake Street.
His home now stands empty, as weathered as driftwood, on a prime bit of real estate catty-corner from the pier.
In addition, top White House staff meet with lobbyists at off-campus locations, including a coffee shop catty-corner to the White House, to avoid having the visits memorialized in White House visitor logs.
Catty-corner from the Hearst Tower is the year-old, $1.
Then we lived catty-corner from one another on Alcatraz and Telegraph but there was an ARCO sign preventing us from communicating out our windows.
In fact, TDI has also received the contract for 28,000 feet square feet on the Port Authority Bus Terminal that is catty-corner to the Tishman project at Eight Avenue, and TDI chairman and CEO William M.
The Grand Hotel was built in 1984, and is located directly across the street from the Park Hyatt Hotel, for which Hyatt paid $194,000 per room in late 1995, and is catty-corner to the ANA Hotel, which was acquired in 1990 at a cost of $244,000 per room.
At the W Hotel, which sits catty-corner to the Moscone Convention Center, the staff members are attired entirely in black (no ties, of course) and wear wireless headsets to remain in constant communication with one another - as if that is critically important.
Meanwhile, the model-promoted Fashion Care at 51st and the Rockefeller Center Plaza has already opened in a former Banker's Trust space catty-corner to the Time-Warner building.
Located on one of the world's busiest retail street, 34th Street, and catty-corner from R.