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en la calle
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (on a public way)
(in the open)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
a. on the streets
La ciudad está llena de familias sin hogar que viven en la calle.The city if full of homeless families living on the streets.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Después de veinte años en la misma empresa, se quedó en la calle.After twenty years working for the same company, he was left without a job.
La fábrica se fundió y lo dejaron a Carlos en la calle.The factory went bankrupt, and Carlos was thrown out on the street.
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