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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  02/ABR/2008 11:39 AM
Assunto:  next door = neighboring
 
Mensagem:  "Next door" refers to someone or something from the house (room, building, etc.) next to ours. 

Let's say that  Andy lives in the first house, Betty lives in the second, and Chuck lives in the third.  Chuck is the next door neighbor of Betty, but not of Andy.  (Chuck and Andy are merely neighbors.)  Betty is the next door neighbor of Andy and Chuck. 

You live in an apartment.  Dilbert lives upstairs.  You are neighbors, but not next door neighbors.  On the other hand, Ed lives across the hall from you.  You and Ed are next door neighbors.

"Luizinho borrowed a cupful of brown sugar from the foxy lady next door "

"Luizinho borrowed from his neighbor, a foxy lady, a cupful of sugar."

"I am going next door." = I am going to the house/room/building of my neighbor who lives next to my home."


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
next door  –  gabriel  02/ABR/2008, 5:12 AM
next door = neighboring  –  Márcio Farias  02/ABR/2008, 7:53 AM
next door = neighboring  –  Sidney  02/ABR/2008, 10:32 AM
 next door = neighboring  –  Dale/CR  02/ABR/2008, 11:39 AM
next door = neighboring  –  renan  02/ABR/2008, 12:41 PM
next door = neighboring  –  Márcio Farias  03/ABR/2008, 1:56 PM
next door = neighboring  –  Dante  02/ABR/2008, 3:17 PM
next door = neighboring  –  renan  02/ABR/2008, 5:13 PM
next door = neighboring  –  Márcio Farias  02/ABR/2008, 9:59 PM

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