01. We met our new [neighbors] the day we moved into the apartment.
02. We just moved into the [neighborhood] a few days ago, and everyone has been so friendly.
03. In a [neighborly] gesture, the people next door brought us a big basket of fruit, cheese and wine when we moved into our new house.
04. Radiation which escaped from the nuclear power plant as a result of an accident has drifted into [neighboring] countries.
05. We really feel this is a safe [neighborhood] to raise a family in.
06. China is working to improve relations with [neighboring] countries.
07. My next door [neighbor] used to go to school with you. She recognized you the last time you came to visit.
08. There is a Bantu proverb which states that a good deed will make a good [neighbor].
09. Artist Marc Chagall remarked that in painting all colors are the friends of their [neighbors], and the lovers of their opposites.
10. There is a Moroccan proverb which states that you should either do as your [neighbors] do or move away.
11. According to a Palestinian proverb, your close [neighbor] is better than your faraway brother.
12. A Saudi Arabian proverb holds that lying and stealing are next door [neighbors].
13. Many gardeners are attempting to attract bats to their [neighborhoods] because the animals eat up to 600 bugs per hour for 4 to 6 hours a night.
14. The moon is Earth's closest [neighbor], at 384,400 kilometers away.
15. In October of 1978, the Rhodesian army attacked suspected guerrilla camps in [neighboring] Zambia, killing 300 people.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Neighbor — Neigh bor (n[=a] b[ e]r), n. [OE. neighebour, AS. ne[ a]hgeb[=u]r; ne[ a]h nigh + geb[=u]r a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. n[=a]hgib[=u]r. See {Nigh}, and {Boor}.] [Spelt also {neighbour}.] 1. A person who lives near… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neighbor — Neigh bor, a. Near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring. The neighbor cities. Jer. l. 40. The neighbor room. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neighbor — [n] person who lives close by acquaintance, bystander, friend, homebody*, nearby resident, next door neighbor; concept 423 neighbor [v] be next to abut, adjoin, be adjacent, be contiguous, be near, be nearby, border, butt against, communicate,… …   New thesaurus

  • Neighbor — Neigh bor, v. i. To dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A copse that neighbors by. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neighbor — eigh bor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Neighbored}; p. pr. & vb. n {Neighboring}.] 1. To adjoin; to border on; to be near to. [1913 Webster] Leisurely ascending hills that neighbor the shore. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. To associate intimately with. [Obs.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neighbor — [nā′bər] n. [ME neighbour < OE neahgebur (akin to Ger nachbar) < neah (see NIGH) + gebur, freeholder, peasant < ge , with + bur, farmer < buan, to live, cultivate, akin to ON bua: see BONDAGE] 1. a person who lives near another 2. a… …   English World dictionary

  • neighbor — index adjoin, border (approach), juxtapose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • neighbor — (Amer.) neigh·bor || neɪbÉ™(r) n. one who lives in a nearby house; fellow human being; someone or something nearby (also neighbour) v. live near, live next to; be near; border (also neighbour) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neighbor — I n. AE; BE spelling: neighbour 1) a next door neighbor 2) a neighbor to (she was a good neighbor to us) II v. (esp. BE) (D; intr.) to neighbor on * * * (esp. BE) (D; intr.) to neighbor on a next door neighbor a neighbor to (she was a good… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • neighbor — {{11}}neighbor (n.) O.E. neahgebur (W.Saxon), nehebur (Anglian) neighbor, from neah near (see NIGH (Cf. nigh)) + gebur dweller, related to bur dwelling (see BOWER (Cf. bower)). Common Germanic compound (Cf. O.S. nabur …   Etymology dictionary

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