live next door

live next door (to one)

To live in a house, apartment, building, etc., that is immediately adjacent to one. There has been a family living next door to us for over a year, and we still have yet to meet them. My best friend lived next door until we both started high school, when she moved to a different part of the state.
See also: door, live, next
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

live next door (to someone)

to live in the house or dwelling next to someone. I live next door to John. John lives next door to me. John lives next door.
See also: door, live, next
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In related news, a source claimed earlier this week that Prince Harry and Markle doesn't want to live next door to Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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I FIND it appalling that a man who exposed himself to a neighbour almost every day for nine years is allowed to return and live next door to her again (Gazette 8.4.15).
Well, Mary Carr, he does live next door to people on either side of him.
I would love to live next door to her just to see how she lives her everyday, normal life."
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All facing demolition - rightly or wrongly, depending on whether or not you happen to live next door.
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The representation of the Anglican church has been mixed in recent years, from funeral director David Fisher's conflicted relationship with his Episcopal parish in HBO's Six Feet Under (his ordination to the vocational deaconate was delayed because the parish vestry suspected he was gay), to 1997's hopeless Soul Man, which featured Dan Ackroyd as a hipster, motorcycle-riding priest (whose zany bishop seemed to live next door, so frequent were his visits), it can sometimes be difficult to reconcile the church we know with the one we see on television.