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"Wall Street" is a proper noun which is often translated as "Wall Street", and "main street" is a noun which is often translated as "la calle principal". Learn more about the difference between "Wall Street" and "main street" below.
Wall Street
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (street in New York City)
a. Wall Street
The New York Stock Exchange is located on Wall Street.La Bolsa de Nueva York está situada en Wall Street.
2. (finance)
a. Wall Street
Wall Street was in shock after the downfall of Lehman Brothers.Wall Street quedó en estado de shock tras la caída de Lehman Brothers.
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main street
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (principal avenue of a small town)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la calle principal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are so many cute coffee shops on the main street!¡Hay tantos cafés lindos en la calle principal!
b. la calle mayor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's easy to get bored in this town. Outside of the main street, there's not much going on.Es fácil aburrirse en este pueblo. Fuera de la calle mayor, no hay mucho que hacer.
2. (ordinary people)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la gente común
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That candidate could never win. He's too out of touch with main street.Ese candidato nunca pudiera ganar. No tiene familiaridad con la gente común.
b. la gente promedio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He's always making big promises to main street, but he really only cares about rich people.Él siempre hace promesas grandes a la gente promedio, pero en realidad sólo le importa la gente rica.
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