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    Default Back Door - Rear Door...

    Is there any difference between "back door" and "rear door?"

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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cervantes View Post
    Is there any difference between "back door" and "rear door?"

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    Not in reality. There might be regional differences in usage.

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    Thanks, Raymott

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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    I think there is a difference. Consider a car. You will certainly have front doors, where the driver and front seat passenger enter. You could have back doors, where the back seat passengers enter. Then you could have a rear door, where you put your cargo.

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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    Talking about a car I would say front and rear doors. For a house I would say front door and back door.

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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I think there is a difference. Consider a car. You will certainly have front doors, where the driver and front seat passenger enter. You could have back doors, where the back seat passengers enter. Then you could have a rear door, where you put your cargo.
    That's the boot or the trunk, or the hatch.

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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    In most cases, it is a hatchback. But my car literally has a 5th door. I would call it the rear.


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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    In most cases, it is a hatchback. But my car literally has a 5th door. I would call it the rear.

    I would call it your Japanese door!!!

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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    Yes, it conveniently opens to the curb -- if you drive on the wrong side of the road.

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    Default Re: Back Door - Rear Door...

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Yes, it conveniently opens to the curb -- if you drive on the wrong side of the road.
    If you drive on the wrong side of the road does your rear door automatically become your hood?

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