doors down/up/apart

idiom

used to indicate where one house, building, apartment, office, etc. is in relation to another
She lives in a house two doors down/up from me.
The library is a few doors down from the bank.
We grew up two doors apart.

Examples of doors down/up/apart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The formation of Christ Episcopal Church, now three doors down. Philip Freeman, Charlotte Observer, 24 Apr. 2024 Investigators say Delehanty, then 19, lived at a trailer park with his mother just a few doors down from Clayton. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 23 Apr. 2024 Juana Ochoa lives two doors down from the cannabis grow facility. Kate Talerico, The Mercury News, 20 Apr. 2024 Burlington has moved a few doors down from its previous location. Angela Rodriguez, Sacramento Bee, 15 Apr. 2024 Atkins had lived two doors down and his wife, April, often spent time with the victim. Tim Stelloh, NBC News, 12 Apr. 2024 Her neighbor two doors down died of appendix cancer at 49. Catie Edmondson, New York Times, 6 Apr. 2024 That Publix, at the Tradewinds Plaza off the Overseas Highway, replaced a 48,000-square-foot-store that had opened a few doors down in 1989 — the year Taylor Swift was born. Howard Cohen, Miami Herald, 5 Apr. 2024 Hotel Distil, Autograph Collection Located right in the middle of Louisville’s historic Whiskey Row, this Marriott Autograph Collection hotel features an original facade from the 1860s and is just a few doors down from the Old Forester Distillery on Main Street. Maggie Kimberl, Travel + Leisure, 21 Mar. 2024

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“Doors down/up/apart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doors%20down%2Fup%2Fapart. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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