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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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Imagine a rectangle with a line from one corner cattycorner to the other," Farver said.
My way was blocked by the locked security gate but I saw Afghan National Police (ANP) at the corner of Shar e Naw park cattycorner to the hotel firing down Shar e Naw Street toward City Center, the shopping mall and hotel that abuts the Park Residence Hotel.
Cattycorner to the terminal and just south of SJP's tower on the corner of Eighth Avenue and 40th Street is 620 Eighth Avenue, a 2 million square foot that was completed last year.
We met up every morning around 2:00pm or so for breakfast at a little diner on the old Route 66 next to a pawnshop and cattycorner to a graveyard.
I know she means my sweater; we've been sitting cattycorner from one another for about an hour, and she's finally daring to start a conversation.
When a new issue arrived I'd cattycorner pages in my mental filing system, always intending to go back to those pieces exploring women's unique experiences of war and corporate globalization, deciphering gendered nuances in science fiction, or advancing new arguments on the evergreen topics of race, class, and gender.
A statue of don Vasco de Quiroga keeps a watchful eye over the plaza that carries his name, and the palace of the last indigenous emperor of the Purepechas, the ancient name for the people of Michoacan, sits cattycorner to it.
Then there's The Word Detective for those "puzzled by posh, confounded by cattycorner, flummoxed by flabbergast.
The project is cattycorner to Fordham University's Rose Hill campus at the intersection between East Fordham Road and Webster Avenue and just west of Jacobi Medical Center.
Situated cattycorner to Military Park, just a few blocks from one of the city's busiest intersections at Broad and Market Street, 1180 Raymond Boulevard, with its crumbling facade, shattered windows and long abandoned corridors, was an example of the kind of unabashed dereliction that clogged even the main thoroughfares of this city, located just a few miles from Manhattan but seemingly a world away from its success.
Cattycorner to the Freedom Tower and adjacent to the planned WTC memorial museum will be the World Trade Center transit hub, a structure that looks something like a giant Venus fly trap designed by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava.