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around the corner

On the other side of a street corner, as in The doctor's office is around the corner from our house. [ First half of 1800s ]
Nearby, a short distance away, as in The nearest grocery store is just around the corner. [ Early 1800s ]
Very soon, imminent, as in You never know what stroke of luck lies just around the corner. [ First half of 1900s ]
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