GROUND FLOOR: meaning and examples
Yesterday we looked at the difference between the words ground and floor. Today we look at a use of these words together.
Today's expression is: ground floor
It means: the bottom level of a building.*
*A floor, in this case, refers to the levels in a building (for example, the first floor, the second floor, the fourth floor, etc.). We also use storey to refer to the levels of a building (for example, bottom storey, second storey, etc.).
Alex lives on the ground floor. He has a very nice flat, with a garden and a large terrace.
Anthony was on the fifty-first storey when the fire broke out in the skyscraper. That must have been very scary.
You cannot take the lift from the first floor to the bottom floor. You have to take the stairs.
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