next door to
Very close to, as in The old dog was next door to death. This metaphoric expression, alluding to an adjacent house, was first recorded in 1529.
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How to use next door to in a sentence
In fact, according to F-35 program sources, the next software upgrades are not yet fully defined nor are they fully funded.
A guard is manning the door, which is always kept ajar so she can be monitored.
But we are afraid and we wonder to ourselves who will be next.
The next phase of the trial consists of vaccinating Ebola workers on the front lines.
What 15 months in a federal correction institution will be like, according to a man who counsels to-be inmates.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.Confidence|Henry James
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.