Meaning of “be next door to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"be next door to sth" in British English

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be next door to sth


to be almost the same as something:

If you're asked to resign from your job, it's next door to being fired.

(Definition of “be next door to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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