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    down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Hello everyone,

    Imagine we were walking along a gallery and stopped in one of the rooms. Let this room be the one where you can see paintings by Russian artists. The next room in the gallery has paintings by German artists and someone has asked you where this room with the German paintings is located. You say:

    It's down further
    It's down farther
    It's straight on
    It's straight ahead
    It's farther/further

    Which options are the best? I'd prefere #1 or #2, but I'm not really sure

    Thanks

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    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Please help mу with my question

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    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Quote Originally Posted by milan2003_07 View Post
    Please help mу with my question
    The simple and natural answer would be "It's the next one".

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    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    OK. What about the suggested options? Which ones CAN be used instead of
    "It's the next one"?

    Maybe the German paintings aren't in the next room but just a bit further down the gallery. In this case we can't say "It's the next one", but we can just indicate the way.

    Thanks

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    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Quote Originally Posted by milan2003_07 View Post
    OK. What about the suggested options? Which ones CAN be used instead of
    "It's the next one"?

    Maybe the German paintings aren't in the next room but just a bit further down the gallery. In this case we can't say "It's the next one", but we can just indicate the way.

    Thanks
    "Further down/along the corridor".

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    #6

    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Please don't bump your question after only 35 minutes.

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    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Dear friends,

    I have one more question about the usage of "down further". If I'm standing in the middle of a street or somewhere else what will it mean if I say "We need to go down further" and "We need to go up further". I think there are synonyms like "We need to go up the street" and "We need to go down the street". What do these sentences mean and how are they used?

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    #8

    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Please help me with my question

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    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Quote Originally Posted by milan2003_07 View Post
    Please help me with my question
    No. I won't.

    Like most of the people who give up some of their free time to respond to questions in this forum, I react unfavourably to impatience.

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    Re: down further/farther - straight on/ahead

    Dear friends,

    I have one more question about the usage of "down further". If I'm standing in the middle of a street or somewhere else what will it mean if I say "We need to go down further" and "We need to go up further". I think there are synonyms like "We need to go up the street" and "We need to go down the street". What do these sentences mean and how are they used?

    Thanks

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