live next door (to one)

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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
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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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"Yeh know Tom Jamison, he lives next door t' me up home.
A few days ago I was talking with an old couple that lives next door in the log shanty, and they happened to say hardly anybody ever goes to that island over yonder that they call Jackson's Island.
"The nearest," said the district doctor, "is a good Italian abbe, who lives next door to you.
Michael Hayball, 30, who lives next door to the property, said flames spread into his home.
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THE man who lives next door to the "Save Suzie's pigs" field says it's a "living nightmare" and he fears for his health if the animals are not removed.
A lovely little baby lives next door and whenever we pop round the mum goes, 'Gladly, oh please...' "Next, we're going to get a puppy."
June Douglas, 44, who lives next door to Montgomery's father in Broxburn, told the court she saw the accused trying to get in early on June 20.
When a single mother, who lives next door, is taken ill, Alice's mother agrees to provide temporary refuge for the sick woman's son, Robbie (Brady Allen).
Retired rigger and steel erector Felix Hughes, 73, who lives next door, had just come home from a funeral when the fire broke out.
The 32-year-old woman, who lives next door to Ms Tawse in Trowbridge Green, Trowbridge, Cardiff, with her daughter and partner, said the family were at their wits' end.
Next door neighbour Rachel Redhead, 15, pictured with brother James, said: "To think this awful man lives next door makes my skin crawl.
Her eccentric friends include an inherited alcoholic handyman, two elderly boarders, an obnoxious orange cat, a psychic, and an ancient retired doctor who lives next door. While preparing to host her friend's wedding, a body is discovered in her back yard and the body turns out to be that of her three-years missing husband.
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