over the way

idiom

British
: across from someone on the other side of the street
They live over the way from us.

Examples of over the way in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And then there’s international pressure and outrage over the way Israel has pursued a war that has seen upwards of 32,000 dead, more than a million people displaced and a manmade famine looming over Gaza. Joshua Berlinger, CNN, 1 Apr. 2024 The association faced multiple lawsuits over the way agent commissions are set. Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 16 Mar. 2024 The about-face disclosed Friday is the latest twist in a bitter fight between Apple and Epic Games, the maker of the popular Fortnite video game, over the way iPhone apps are distributed and the fees for digital transactions that occur within them. Michael Liedtke, Quartz, 8 Mar. 2024 Nearly forty years ago, pilots and flight attendants walked off their jobs in frustration over the way their employers were treating them. Peter Georgescu, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 After years of worry over the way people interpret the National Hurricane Center’s forecast cone graphic, the weather center will bring an experimental new graphic online this summer. USA TODAY, 29 Jan. 2024 In some ways, the race exemplified the growing divide over the way to move forward. Brenda Goodman, CNN, 3 Feb. 2024 The Canadian lender earlier this year scuttled a $13.4 billion bid to buy Tennessee’s First Horizon bank, after regulators refused to bless the transaction over the way TD handled suspicious customer transactions. Vipal Monga, WSJ, 24 Aug. 2023 In addition to this case, Trump faces five other criminal and civil trials in the coming months, beginning in October with the civil fraud case brought by the New York attorney general over the way Trump valued his real estate holdings. Aaron Katersky, ABC News, 12 Sep. 2023

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“Over the way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/over%20the%20way. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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