corridor


corridor
noun ⇨ See also ↑hallway
ADJECTIVE
endless, long
short
narrow, wide
central, main
brightly lit
badly lit, dark, darkened, dim, gloomy
dank, draughty/drafty
deserted, empty
carpeted, stone
hospital, hotel, school
access
labyrinthine (formal)

the labyrinthine corridors of the building

land

a now-submerged land corridor between northern African and southern Europe

VERB + CORRIDOR
line

Portraits line the corridors of the palace.

walk, wander

It was interesting to walk the corridors of my old school.

CORRIDOR + VERB
lead from sth, lead off from sth

Narrow corridors lead off from the main hallway.

lead to sth

a corridor that leads to the kitchen

run along sth, run down sth

The corridor runs down the middle of the building.

connect sth, link sth

The corridor links the old part of the hospital with the new.

CORRIDOR + NOUN
wall
PREPOSITION
along a/the corridor, down a/the corridor

The office is just down the corridor on the left.

in a/the corridor

I put my head down as I passed him in the corridor.

at the end of a/the corridor, to the end of a/the corridor
PHRASES
the corridors of power (figurative)

She had considerable influence in the corridors of power.

a labyrinth of corridors, a maze of corridors

She led us through a maze of hotel corridors to our room.

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  • corridor — [ kɔridɔr ] n. m. • 1611; de l it. corridore « passage étroit entre un local et un autre » 1 ♦ Passage couvert mettant en communication plusieurs pièces d un même étage. ⇒ couloir, passage. Long, étroit corridor. Au fond du corridor, à droite. «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Corridor Vc — ( Corridor 5c ) is a branch of the fifth Pan European corridor. The path of the corridor is presently the European route E73, and a new highway is being constructed as part of the upgrade of the corridor. Vc connects Budapest in Hungary to the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Corridor 8 — or Corridor 8: Galactic Wars , was the planned sequel to the first person shooter video game Corridor 7 . The game was in development but was never finished because the developer, Capstone Software, went bankrupt along with their parent company …   Wikipedia

  • Corridor V — may refer to: Corridor V (Appalachian Development Highway System) Corridor V (Pan European corridor) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change …   Wikipedia

  • Corridor I — may refer to:* Corridor I (Pan European corridor) * Corridor I (Appalachian Development Highway System) …   Wikipedia

  • Corridor X — may refer to Corridor X (Appalachian Development Highway System), part of Interstate 22 in the United States Pan European corridor X, one of the Pan European corridors This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Corridor — Cor ri*dor (k?r r? d?r or d?r), n. [F., fr. Itt. corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See {Course}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A gallery or passageway leading to several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corridor — Corridor, der schmale Gang zwischen einer Reihe von Zimmern, nach welchem jedes derselben seinen Ausgang hat. Ost führt der Corridor nach einem größern Vorsaale, (Vestibule), doch muß er dann wie dieser eine Thüre zum Verschließen haben …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • corridor — 1590s, from Fr. corridor (16c.), from It. corridore a gallery, lit. a runner, from correre to run, from L. currere (see CURRENT (Cf. current)). Originally of fortifications, meaning long hallway is first recorded 1814 …   Etymology dictionary

  • corridor — CORRIDOR. s. m. Espece de gallerie estroite qui sert de passage pour aller à plusieurs appartements. En termes de fortification. C est ce qu on appelle plus ordinairement, Chemin couvert, Le corridor regne autour de la place & des demi lunes, & a …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française


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