Meaning of STREET in English
▪ broad , wide
▪ bustling , busy , congested , crowded
▪ pedestrian , pedestrianized ( BrE )
It really irritates me when people ride bicycles in pedestrian ~s.
▪ deserted , desolate , empty , lonely , quiet
▪ dark , darkened
▪ bright , well-lit
▪ dim , dimly lit , gloomy
▪ cobbled ( esp. BrE ), cobblestone ( esp. AmE ), paved
▪ dirty , dusty , filthy , muddy
▪ dangerous , mean , unsafe
He grew up on the mean ~s of one of the city's toughest areas.
▪ leafy ( esp. BrE ), tree-lined
▪ one-way , two-way
▪ dead-end ( esp. AmE )
▪ main , principal
▪ back (usually backstreet ) , side
a rundown house in the backstreets of Cairo
a bar in a side ~ off the Champs-Élysées
▪ city , village ( esp. BrE )
You've taken the wrong ~.
▪ shopping ( esp. BrE )
the town's main shopping ~
▪ high ( BrE ), main ( AmE )
Sales on the UK high ~ are in decline.
He works at a small store on Main Street.
▪ downtown ( AmE ), residential , suburban , urban
VERB + STREET
▪ go along ( esp. BrE ), go down , go up , take , turn down , turn into , turn up
Take the second ~ on the right after the bridge.
We turned down a dead-end ~ by mistake.
▪ block , block off , clog ( esp. BrE ), clog up ( BrE )
▪ cordon off ( esp. BrE )
The police have been patrolling the ~s in this area since the murder.
▪ stroll , stroll down , stroll through
▪ walk , walk down
▪ cruise , prowl , roam , wander
Gangs roamed the ~s at night.
▪ crowd , fill , flood , line , pack , throng
Spectators lined the ~s.
Police were told to clear the ~s of drug dealers before the Olympics.
Dead bodies littered the ~s.
STREET + VERB
▪ go , lead , run
▪ bend , curve , turn
▪ be lined with sth
~s lined with cafes
▪ be packed with sb , teem with sth
The ~s were packed with people shopping.
The ~s are teeming with traffic.
▪ be named sth , be named after sb/sth
Mozart is remembered by a ~ named after him.
STREET + NOUN
▪ map , plan
▪ layout , pattern
the dense ~ pattern of the old town
▪ name , number , sign
Most ~ names were changed under the new regime.
The houses had no ~ numbers on.
▪ lamp , light , lighting
▪ crime , gang
▪ punk , thug (both esp. AmE )
▪ people ( esp. AmE )
▪ attack , battle , brawl , fight , fighting , robbery , violence
He suffered extensive injuries in a ~ attack.
~ fighting between police and stone-throwing youths
▪ demonstration , protest
▪ fair , festival , party ( esp. BrE ), procession
▪ cleaner ( esp. BrE ), sweeper
▪ door ( esp. BrE )
There were photographers outside the ~ door so she used a back entrance.
▪ entertainer , entertainment , musician , performer , theatre/theater
▪ dealer , pedlar/peddler , seller , trader ( esp. BrE ), vendor ( esp. AmE )
▪ hustler ( esp. AmE )
Tourists need to be wary of ~ hustlers near the station.
▪ selling ( AmE ), trading ( BrE )
people engaged in informal ~ selling
He pleaded guilty to illegal ~ trading.
▪ cred , credibility ( both informal )
His spell in prison gained him a lot of ~ cred.
▪ smarts ( AmE , informal ), wisdom
▪ clothes ( esp. AmE ), culture , fashion , slang
the ~ culture of working-class youth
a painting of a typical Parisian ~ scene
▪ collection ( BrE )
The charity is having a ~ collection in aid of the local hospital.
▪ child , kid ( informal ), urchin
a charity set up to house ~ children
▪ boy , girl
▪ hustler ( informal , esp. AmE ), prostitute
▪ price , value
drugs with a ~ value of £5 million
▪ across a/the ~
He could see her across the ~.
▪ along a/the ~
They walked along the ~.
▪ down a/the ~ , up a/the ~
A band was playing a little way down the ~.
She lives just up the ~ here.
▪ in a/the ~
She parks her car in the ~.
A couple were arguing out in the ~.
We live in Barker Street. ( BrE )
▪ into a/the ~
She stepped out into the ~.
He turned into a side ~. ( BrE )
▪ off a/the ~
a club just off William Street
a plan to keep teenagers off the ~s
▪ on a/the ~
people dealing drugs on the ~
I was living on 10th Street off Hudson. ( AmE )
▪ on the ~s , out on the ~s
Thousands of people were out on the ~s for the protest.
▪ onto a/the ~
She was thrown onto the ~.
He turned onto a side ~. ( AmE )
▪ through the ~s
He wandered through the ~s of Calcutta.
▪ above ~ level , at ~ level , below ~ level
▪ the end of the ~ , the top of the ~
▪ the other side of the ~
▪ the ~ on the left , the ~ on the right
▪ hit the ~s (= start to be available or seen in public)
Her shocking autobiography is about to hit the ~s.
▪ take to the ~s
Argentinians took to the ~s in protest.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012