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    Border On

    Suppose property X shares a boundary line with property Y:

    "Property X borders property Y."
    "Property X borders on property Y."

    Is "to border" = "to border on"?

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    Re: Border On

    No. "Property X borders property Y" is correct.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Border On

    oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/border_2

    Does the definition for "to border on" mean "to border"?

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    Re: Border On

    Quote Originally Posted by Telegraph View Post
    oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/border_2

    Does the definition for "to border on" mean "to border"?
    The meaning is very close. I, personally, would not use 'border' for X borders on the Blacksea, and I would not use 'border on' in your original sentence.

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    Re: Border On

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