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    I am standing underneath the building.

    My friend asks me to come at an unknown place. I have never been to that place before. Somehow I reach that place and its a building. I have to go upstairs but first I have to cross the road as well. I am on the opposite side. I call him to tell him that I have arrived but I am still confused.

    I :- "I have reached to the point where you asked me to come. I am standing underneath the building. Do I have to come upstairs? On which floor?. OK I am coming but first I will have to cross the road I am on the other side of the road."

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    #2

    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    You are not standing underneath the building. You are standing across the road from the building.

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    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    My friend asks me to come at to an unknown place a place I have never been to that place before. Somehow, I reach that place and it's a building. I have to go upstairs but first I have to cross the road. as well. I am on the opposite side. I call him to tell him that I have arrived but I am still confused.

    I :- "I have reached to the point where you asked me to come to. I am standing underneath opposite the building. Do I have to come upstairs? On To which floor? OK, I am coming but first I will have to cross the road because I am on the other side." of the road."

    Please check.
    Note my amendments above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    You could also say "I'm standing outside the building", although I'd probably wait to say that until I was closer to the front door.
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    #5

    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Note my amendments above.
    Suppose, I am standing on the same side of the road on which the building is located that too in front of that building then what I can say?

    My friend:- "on what side of the road are you?"

    Me (I am confused whether to use "I" or "me" here?):-"I am standing on the same side of the road on which the building is situated. I am right in front or underneath the building."

    Can we also say "you are on the opposite side of the road. You have to come across."

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    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I am right in front or underneath the building.
    You are not underneath the building. Did you follow the link I provided in post 2 to the meaning of that word?

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    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    You are not underneath the building. Did you follow the link I provided in post 2 to the meaning of that word?
    Sorry, I didn't know that it was a link. I checked it , okay I got it.

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    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Suppose ​(no comma required here) I am standing on the same side of the road on which the building is located that too and in front of that building. then In that situation, what I can say?

    My friend:- "On what side of the road are you?"

    Me (I am confused whether to use "I" or "me" here?) Use "me" :-"I am standing on the same side of the road on which as thebuilding. is situated. Would I say "I am right in front of ..." or underneath " ... outside the building."

    Can we also say "You are on the opposite side of the road. You have to come across cross [the road]."
    See above.

    If you're on the correct side of the road and you are right by the building, you would say "I'm on the same side of the road as the building. In fact, I'm standing right outside the building".
    If you're on the wrong side of the road, your friend would tell you that you need to cross the road.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I am standing underneath the building.

    You could only say 'I'm underneath the building' if you were in its underground car park.

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