across from


: on the opposite side from (someone or something)
She sat (directly) across from me at the table.
The restaurant is (just) across from the high school.

Examples of across from in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Where: Spanish Landing Park, 3900 North Harbor Drive, across from San Diego International Airport Tickets: Kids 17 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2024 Most people go into their offices and close the door, but there is one older gentleman who has an office right across from my desk and never shuts his door. Roxane Gay, New York Times, 11 May 2024 Harris, now 24, was shot multiple times when police found him shortly after 4 a.m. in a parking lot behind the The Sylvester cocktail bar, 3456 N. Miami Ave., across from the Shops at Midtown Miami. Omar Rodríguez Ortiz, Miami Herald, 11 May 2024 The land, which totals nearly an acre, is a parking lot along Jones Street across from the Fort Worth Central Station. Matt Leclercq, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 7 May 2024 Manicured landscaping greets you from the courtyard of the home, where its two-car garage sits to the left, across from a one-bedroom cottage on the right. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 6 May 2024 The new fire department, built through a $2.7 million FEMA grant in 2009, sits on the site of the city's historic police headquarters at 25 Gerald Street across from the historic firehouse. Amelia Benavides-Colón, Detroit Free Press, 5 May 2024 Many of the same students, it was claimed, also participated in an anti-Israel rally attended by 200 activists across from Susan E. Wagner high school during school hours in March with antisemitic groups promoting the destruction of the Jewish state. Benjamin Weinthal, Fox News, 5 May 2024 Four roach traps had 40 roaches in a prep area room across from the cookline. David J. Neal, Miami Herald, 14 Apr. 2024

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“Across from.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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