broad, wide | narrow | bustling, busy, congested, crowded | pedestrianized, traffic-free
Most local people support the idea of traffic-free streets.
| deserted, desolate, empty, lonely, quiet | noisy | dark | bright, well-lit | dim, dimly-lit, gloomy | winding | steep | cobbled, paved | unpaved | clean | dusty, filthy, grubby | dangerous, mean, unsafe
He grew up on the mean streets of one of the city's toughest areas.
| leafy, tree-lined | one-way, two-way | dead-end | main, principal | back, side
a rundown house in the back streets of London a bar in a side street off Oxford Street
| city, village | right | wrong
You've taken the wrong street.
the town's main shopping street
| residential, suburban, urban
VERB + STREET
go along/down/up, take, turn down/into/up
Take the second street on the right after the bridge. We turned down a dead-end street by mistake.
| cross | block, cordon off | patrol
The police have been patrolling the streets in this area since the murder.
| roam, throng, walk
Gangs roamed the streets at night. Crowds thronged the streets.
Police were told to clear the streets of drug dealers before the Olympics.
STREET + VERB
go, lead, run | bend, curve, turn | be lined with sth
streets lined with cafes
| be named sth, be named after sb/sth
Mozart is remembered by a street named after him.
STREET + NOUN
corner | map, plan | layout, network, pattern
the dense street pattern of the old town
| name, number, sign
Most street names were changed under the new regime. The shops had no street numbers on.
| lamp, light, lighting | parking | crime, gang | attack, battle, brawl, fight, fighting, robbery, violence
He suffered extensive injuries in a street attack. street fighting between police and stone-throwing youths
| demonstration, protest | party, procession | cleaner, sweeper | door
There were photographers outside the street door so she used a back entrance.
| market | entertainer, entertainment, musician, performer, theatre | pedlar, seller, trader, vendor | hustler
Tourists need to be wary of street hustlers near the station.
| cred/credibility, culture, fashion, life, wisdom
His spell in prison gained him a lot of street cred. the street culture of working-class youth
The charity is having a street collection in aid of the local hospital.
| children, kids, urchins
a charity set up to house street children
drugs with a street value of £5 million
across a/the ~
He could see her across the street.
| along a/the ~
They walked along the street.
| down a/the ~
A band was playing a little way down the street.
| in a/the ~
We live in Barker Street.
| (out) in a/the ~
A couple were arguing out in the street.
| into a/the ~
She stepped out into the street. He turned into a side street.
| off a/the ~
a club just off William Street a scheme to keep teenagers off the streets
| (out) on the ~s
Thousands of people were out on the streets for the protest.
| through the ~s
He wandered through the streets of Calcutta.
| up a/the ~
There's a chemist's just up the street.
at/above/below street level, the end/top of the street, the other side of the street, the street on the left/right
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