One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Situated very close by.‘the airport is on my doorstep so flying is easy’
near, adjacent, in close proximity, close at hand, near at handView synonyms
- ‘There are probably thousands of people around here who don't even know there's a lido on their doorstep or, like me, assumed it had closed too.’
- ‘The simple reason for this is that these ores weren't all conveniently excavated from quarries on his doorstep.’
- ‘This is real Paris on your doorstep.’
- ‘It's not directly on my doorstep like last time, although it sounds awfully close.’
- ‘Having the convenience of the full range of Council services on your doorstep will make life easier for people.’
- ‘We are within easy access of the airport and we have catering facilities on our doorstep that we could utilise.’
- ‘The thing about good gastropubs is that they are very handy to have on your doorstep, but you do not cross the metropolis specially.’
- ‘This home near town would suit those seeking the conveniences of modern living on their doorstep.’
- ‘The centre will be a huge convenience to commercial vehicle owners, who will now be able to access the service right on their doorstep.’
- ‘Back home I'd be away from all of that, but realising all of a sudden that I was so close to it all, that it was happening on my doorstep, was scary.’
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