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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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Catty-cornered to the genius (as is so often the case) stands Eros, his penis broken off.
But these entertainments were more bearable than the neoclassical tragedies, which featured recits and tirades grunted at top speed by pairs of actors planted at right angles to each other and stuck catty-cornered to half-face a stupefied audience.
Catty-cornered to the hotel are the Parliament building and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, guarded round the clock by gaily dressed evzones, much-photographed at each hour's changing of the guard.
Main St., Suite A, situated catty-cornered across the street from Marion Junior High, in the former Fox Medical Building.
In fact, the Ammonia Hold plant is catty-cornered to the PetQuarters warehouse in Lonoke, which is in an old Wrangler Jeans plant.