in the neighborhood of

idiom

1
: close to (a place)
An earthquake was reported somewhere in the neighborhood of Los Angeles.
2
: close to or around (an amount) : about
The album sold in the neighborhood of 1,000 copies.
A house like this costs somewhere in the neighborhood of $200,000.

Examples of in the neighborhood of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The shooting suspect is seen in a campus security video driving a Honda Fit in the parking lot of the Covenant School, a private elementary school that is part of the Covenant Presbyterian Church in the neighborhood of Green Hills. George Petras, USA TODAY, 28 Mar. 2023 Environmental justice advocates long opposed the project, which would have dramatically increased freight truck traffic in the neighborhood of Barrio Logan. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Feb. 2023 This is particularly true when considering that the typical average stock market return is in the neighborhood of 6.5% to 7%, according to data from McKinsey & Company. Mia Taylor, Fortune, 29 Dec. 2022 Christopher Pulinski put out a call for help reuniting with his 17-year-old son, stuck home alone in the neighborhood of Elmwood Village. Michael D. Regan, New York Times, 26 Dec. 2022 The location is north of Walker Avenue in the neighborhood of Idlewylde, which is south of Towson. Cassidy Jensen, Baltimore Sun, 4 Aug. 2022 The 2023 Bentley Flying Spur S with the V-8 is expected to have a price tag in the neighborhood of $245,000. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 13 June 2022 The Hardy Boys actor died Thursday at his Los Angeles home in the neighborhood of Mar Vista, his son Christopher Considine told The Hollywood Reporter. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 5 Mar. 2022 There are somewhere in the neighborhood of 150 different wallets to choose from. Omar L. Gallaga, Wired, 10 Feb. 2022 See More

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“In the neighborhood of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20neighborhood%20of. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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