Definición de street en inglés:

street

Saltos de línea: street
Pronunciación: /striːt
 
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sustantivo

1A public road in a city, town, or village, typically with houses and buildings on one or both sides: the narrow, winding streets of Edinburgh [in place names]: 45 Lake Street
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  • It has become impossible to pass through streets and roads at night because of dogs.
  • Do you know how hard it is to walk through the shattered streets of my city and see how hard it fell?
  • The amount of chewing gum stuck on roads and streets around the country drives me up the wall.
Sinónimos
road, thoroughfare, way; avenue, drive, row, crescent, terrace, close, parade; side street, side road, lane, alley; Frenchboulevard; North Americanhighway, strip, blacktop See also road
1.1 (the Street) US Wall Street.
1.2 (the street/streets) The roads or public areas of a city or town: every week, fans stop me in the street
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  • The morning of our High Court appearance a huge crowd of students held up the streets.
  • Children will be given the chance to use the climbing wall in an effort to get them off the streets.
  • The sky is grey and unemployment is high, and the streets are awash with plastic bags.
1.3 [as modifier] Denoting someone who is homeless: the street kids of the city
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  • About a quarter of our clients are homeless street kids, but the rest live and work in Hollywood.
  • The perception that many people have of street beggars and the homeless is that they are a bunch of alcoholics or drug addicts.
  • He spoke to me as a homeless street kid, and he continues to do so.
2 [as modifier] Relating to the outlook, values, or lifestyle of those young people who are perceived as composing a fashionable urban subculture: London street style
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  • His car looked out of place and his use of urban street lingo was confusing.
  • More than just something to put on your feet, sneakers have been part of street culture, sports and fashion for decades.
  • When you go to music industry events, you find people who say they want to represent this urban music, this street thing.

Origen

Old English strǣt, of West Germanic origin, from late Latin strāta (via) 'paved (way)', feminine past participle of sternere 'lay down'.

Frases

not in the same street

British informal Far inferior in terms of ability.
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  • The carriers were not in the same street as tanks, but they were fast and well armed and the crews well trained.
  • I think this one came out first, but they were not in the same street as our Italian machine.
  • This production made an enjoyable evening, but not in the same street with the other: this seasoned bunch can always be relied on for smart, colourful productions.

on the streets

1Homeless: the number of people who are out on the streets is lower than twelve months ago
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  • I have seen our lost generation of young people, in hostels for the homeless or out on the streets.
  • A homeless woman is back on the streets again after being evicted from a telephone box.
  • The number of people sleeping rough on the streets of Bedford has risen in the last year.
Sinónimos
homeless, living rough, sleeping rough, without a roof over one's head, of no fixed abode, down and out, vagrant
2Working as a prostitute: there are fewer girls on the streets these days, so prices have risen
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  • There would be a lot less prostitutes on the streets where anything can happen to them.
  • I was homeless, working as a prostitute on the streets of the red light area of Leeds.
  • Many of the other girls on the streets would go to her when they needed physical protection.

streets ahead

British informal Greatly superior: the restaurant is streets ahead of its local rivals
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  • He is streets ahead of anyone else, and Ian McGeechan could not lace Jim Renwick's boots as far as I am concerned.
  • With Roger Federer head and shoulders above everyone at the very top, Andy Roddick, Lleyton Hewitt and Safin are streets ahead of the rest.
  • As a football team we were streets ahead of them, but they got a penalty and a breakaway goal.

Derivativos

streeted

adjetivo
[in combination]: a many-streeted tangle of low, brick buildings

streetward

adjetivo & adverbio
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  • It appeared to have derived from a structure that stood streetward of the outbuilding.
  • As midday crowds watched from sidewalks and shops, rescue helicopters set gingerly down on the building top, their rotors pushing smoke streetward as they landed.
  • Soon she is hurtling streetward as an Agent blasts away at her.

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