Asked • 06/26/19

Why do people say "Go down this road" or "Go down this corridor" instead of saying "Go straight"?

I was wondering, when giving directions, is it correct to say "go straight" instead of "go down"? Does down and straight in the context of giving directions mean the same thing?

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ALEXA F. answered • 06/28/19

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