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Doors down

Post by Stevenloan » Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:01 pm

A. She lives two doors down from me.
B. She lives next door but one to me.

- Hi guys! I use these two sentences to mean that "She lives two houses away from my house". Do the two sentences sound natural enough in spoken English?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan
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Post by trolley » Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:21 pm

They are both correct but option B is not something you would hear much, around here...at least, not anymore.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Wed Sep 22, 2021 7:15 pm

Another possibility:

She lives two doors away.
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Post by Bobinwales » Wed Sep 22, 2021 11:40 pm

"Next door but one" is still in common use here.
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Post by Stevenloan » Thu Sep 23, 2021 3:13 am

trolley, Erik and Bob : Thank you all very much for your answers. Have a good day.

StevenLoan
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