in the neighborhood


: in the area that is close to something
Is there a grocery store in the neighborhood?
We might as well pay them a visit while we're in the neighborhood.

Examples of in the neighborhood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the prominent rapper was one of the only children in the neighborhood with both parents at home during a time when Los Angeles and places like Compton were wracked with sky-high murder rates wrought by gang wars. Brennon Dixson, Los Angeles Times, 23 Nov. 2023 The 1834 Greek Revival townhome, part of a preserved row, played a role in the neighborhood’s bohemian past. Adriane Quinlan, Curbed, 22 Nov. 2023 The luxury hotel is housed in a Belle Époque mansion surrounded by immaculate gardens and the only outdoor swimming pool in the neighborhood. Megan Wood, Travel + Leisure, 14 Nov. 2023 The story of the protest has been brewing all season in the neighborhood where Elizabeth (Brie Larson) and Harriet (Aja Naomi King) live across from one another. Hunter Ingram, Variety, 11 Nov. 2023 The police also knew in advance that violence was likely in the neighborhood. Timothy McLaughlin, Washington Post, 3 Nov. 2023 In nearby Atherton, a wealthy Silicon Valley enclave, residents including the billionaire venture capitalist Marc Andreessen and NBA superstar Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors vocally opposed the construction of multifamily housing in the neighborhood on two separate occasions. Alena Botros, Fortune, 26 Oct. 2023 Some in the neighborhood question what benefits the residents of Victor Heights. Emily Wilson, Los Angeles Times, 24 Oct. 2023 Little Rock Racquet Club is in the neighborhood, and her father, an avid tennis player and coach, joined and began playing and coaching there. Sheila Yount Special To The Democrat-Gazette, Arkansas Online, 1 Oct. 2023 See More

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“In the neighborhood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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