Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Corridor"

The meaning of "Corridor" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Walk down a corridor?
A: go through a corridor, just walking along...
Q: O que significa corridors of power ?
A: @yuuki1102art This is an idiomatic phrase. It’s a metaphor for “where the powerful people work”.

In England, ‘the corridors of power” is an idiom for Parliament or the government offices in London, etc.

In America it would be Washington, etc.
Q: O que significa "They flitted along corridors striped with bars of moonlight"?
A: the moved lightly and swiftling through a corridor where the moon shone through the windows and left stripes of light on the walls and floors
Q: O que significa deserted corridors?
A: It means a empty building which has been abandoned by its owners but you can also it describe something remote or without people around.

Example sentences using "Corridor"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com corridor .
A: the meeting room is down the corridor and to your left

Synonyms of "Corridor" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre corridor e hallway ?
A: corridor means the main door and hallway means the living rom
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corridor e hallway ?
A: They can mean the same things, as one might use corridor or hallway when talking about a building. However, corridor can also mean a passageway on a train or a ship, or even in an exterior location between buildings, and these are instances when one would not use hallway. Hallways are always in a building; corridors may or may not be in a building.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corridor e hallway ?
A: There's no difference, they're just synonyms of one another.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corridor e hallway ?
A: They both mean the same thing. It's just "corridor" is more formal and proper, mostly used when talking about a castle, it's mostly used in England. Hallways are more unformal and used freely.
Examples:
My voice echoed through the corridors of the castle.
I was walking down my hallway towards my bedroom door.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corridor e portico ?
A: Usually a corridor is long (and narrow), and usually it has doors on one or both sides leading to other rooms.

From your diagram, it appears the "corridor" is short in length (and also very wide in comparison to its length). Also, the "corridor" does not appear to have doors to other rooms on the sides.

In my opinion, it is okay if you call it a "corridor", but it is not a very good example of a "corridor". There may be other words/expressions to better describe it.

Here are some alternatives to consider:
- "antechamber" or "anteroom" (typically referring to a smaller room connecting to larger room[s], sometimes used as a waiting or sitting area)
- "hall" or "hallway" (this is appropriate in US English, but the meaning is slightly different in UK English. In UK English, a "hall" or "hallway" is usually the room/area which the front door of your house opens into)
- "passageway" (can be used to describe any way of passing between rooms, chambers, or buildings, including [but not limited to] "secret passages")
- "bridge" (sometimes a hallway/passageway connecting two separate rooms or buildings together is called a "bridge", but usually "bridge" implies that it is above ground)

Notice: "chamber" implies that you are talking about a very old and large room and/or a very formal or grand/lavish/opulent room. For regular homes and buildings usually you would use the term "room" instead. In your case, chamber is acceptable because you are talking about a large cave structure / grotto.

Translations of "Corridor"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? How do you call this, corridor or hallway?

Does it make sense?: "the corridor is so long, reminds me of some horror movies"
A: your last sentence sounds kind of unnatural, it’s better to say
“This long hallway reminds me of a scene from a horror movie”
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? corridor
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? corridor
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Other questions about "Corridor"

Q: "I ran into the corridor, and just then I heard a whistle, and a minute later the sound of falling metal."

I have a question with the sentence.
About "and a minute later~" part, is the verb 'heard' abbreviated?
A: Yes. A whistle and the sound.... are both things "I" heard.
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar corridor .
A: cor ruh door
Q: A: I walked in the corridor while listening to the music.
B: I walked in the corridor as I was listening to the music. soa natural?
A: "I walked in the corridor while listening to the music"
Q: I crossed the corridor and lean to a little sculpture soa natural?
A: Crossed is in the past tense, lean is the present - leant is in the past
Q: The corridor is slippery, be careful where you step. soa natural?
A: We would say "The floor in the hall is slippery; watch your step."

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