catty-corner


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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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The building, catty-corner from Fort Greene Park and across the street from the Brooklyn Hospital Center, is a three-story converted firehouse.
It's small up here, and he has his own hut catty-corner to hers.
Saturday it's one next door to the north and another catty-corner behind us.
Before the 20th-and-Washington site, the weekly was at 10th and Pine Streets, catty-corner from the Scruggs, Vandervoort, Barney department store.
Located on the world's busiest retail street, 34th Street, and catty-corner from R.
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.