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    Default "Turn right at the nearest traffic light" - correct?

    Hi,

    Is it correct to use the following form:
    "Turn right at the nearest traffic light"?

    If not - how should I rephrase it?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Default Re: "Turn right at the nearest traffic light" - correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi,

    Is it correct to use the following form:
    "Turn right at the nearest traffic light"?

    If not - how should I rephrase it?

    Thanks in advance!
    it's correct, but it's easier to just say : "turn right at the next traffic light"
    because the nearest traffic light has to be the next traffic light

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    Default Re: "Turn right at the nearest traffic light" - correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by meee View Post
    it's correct, but it's easier to just say : "turn right at the next traffic light"
    because the nearest traffic light has to be the next traffic light
    No, the nearest traffic light might be the one through which the person has just passed. That is why one would say "next" - the next one, assuming you are going to continue in the same direction.

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