Share this entry

rue
Pronunciation: /ʀy/

Translation of rue in English:

nom féminin

  • 2 (peuple) [péjoratif] la rue
    the mob [péjoratif]

Compounds

rue piétonne

, rue piétonnière
  • pedestrianized ou pedestrian street

Idioms

ça ne court pas les rues

[familier]
it's pretty thin on the ground [familier]

être à la rue

to be on the street, to be down-and-out

jeter/mettre quelqu'un à la rue

to throw/put somebody out on the street

descendre dans la rue

to take to the street

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: