Meaning of LANE in English

LANE

noun

1 ( esp. BrE ) narrow road

ADJECTIVE

▪ narrow

▪ little , small

▪ single-track ( BrE )

▪ quiet

▪ dusty , muddy

▪ bumpy , twisting , winding

There is plenty to explore in the narrow winding ~s behind the cathedral.

▪ leafy

▪ cobbled

▪ country

We drove down winding country ~s on the journey to York.

▪ back ( BrE )

Lighting is poor in the back ~s of the old town.

VERB + LANE

▪ turn down , turn into

LANE + VERB

▪ go , lead , run

the ~ leading to the village

The ~ runs past the the lake.

PREPOSITION

▪ along a/the ~

We cycled for miles along winding country ~s.

▪ down a/the ~ , in a/the ~ , up a/the ~

2 part of a wide road for one line of traffic

ADJECTIVE

▪ fast , slow

▪ left , left-hand , right , right-hand

▪ breakdown ( AmE ), inside , middle , outside ( BrE ), overtaking ( BrE ), passing ( AmE )

▪ northbound , southbound , etc.

▪ traffic

▪ bus , express ( AmE ), HOV (= high-occupancy vehicle)

▪ bicycle ( AmE ), cycle ( BrE )

VERB + LANE

▪ change , get in ( BrE ), switch ( esp. AmE )

I hate changing ~s when the traffic is heavy.

Get in ~ early when turning off.

▪ keep in , stay in (both BrE )

LANE + NOUN

▪ closures ( esp. BrE ), restrictions ( BrE )

Commuters can expect ~ closures for a while longer.

PREPOSITION

▪ in (the) ~

The bus was crawling along in the slow ~.

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