on the street
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on the street(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (found on the road)
a. en la calle
Let's park on the street, and let's walk to the restaurant.Vamos a estacionarnos en la calle y caminemos al restaurante.
b. por la calle
I think I saw the missing dog on the street.Creo que vi el perro perdido por la calle.
c. a la calle
Don't just dump the garbage on the street!¡No tires la basura a la calle!
2. (news that spreads)
a. en la calle
Your secret's out on the street. Joel told everyone.Tu secreto está en la calle. Joel se lo dijo a todo el mundo.
3. (homeless)
a. desamparado
Juliana spent a year on the street, playing music at the subway station.Juliana pasó un año desamparada, tocando su música en la estación del metro.
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