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street
American English: /strit/
British English: /striːt/

Translation of street in Spanish:

noun

  • to cross the street
    cruzar la calle
    I met him on o (especially British English) in the street
    me lo encontré en or por la calle
    it's on o (British English) in Elm Street
    queda en la calle Elm
    the landlord put them out on the street
    el dueño los echó a la calle
    they were left on the streets
    se quedaron sin techo or en la calle
    the demonstration brought 20,000 people onto the streets
    20.000 personas se volcaron a la calle para manifestarse
    we took to the streets to protest against tax increases
    salimos a la calle a protestar contra los aumentos en los impuestos
    to walk the streets
    andar or deambular por las calles
    anyone could just walk in off the street and take it
    cualquiera podría entrar y llevárselo
    the whole street turned out to welcome them
    todos los vecinos salieron a recibirlos
    the Street (American English) [colloquial]
    Wall Street
    to be on easy street [colloquial]
    estar forrado [colloquial]
    if we get it, we'll be on easy street
    si lo logramos, nos forramos [colloquial]
    si lo logramos, nos llenamos de oro [colloquial]
    to be on the streets
    hacer la calle or (in Spain also) la carrera
    to go on the streets
    prostituirse
    to be right up one's street [colloquial]the job would be right up her street
    sería un trabajo ideal para ella
    the movie is right up your street
    es justo el tipo de película que a ti te encanta
    to be streets ahead of somebody/somethingthe company is streets ahead of its competitors
    la compañía está muy por encima de la competencia
    she's streets ahead of her classmates
    está mucho más adelantada que sus compañeros de clase
    les da mil vueltas a sus compañeros de clase [colloquial]
    to be streets apartthe two sides are still streets apart
    todavía hay un abismo entre las dos partes
    he's just not in the same street as Picasso
    no está a la altura de Picasso
    no le llega ni a los talones or ni a la suela de los zapatos a Picasso [colloquial]
    (before noun) (musician/theater)
    street map o plan
    plano (masculine) de la ciudad
    street people (American English)
    gente (feminine) de la calle
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.