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street(
strit
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (road)
a. la calle
(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 lived on the same street his entire life.Ha vivido en la misma calle su vida entera.
2. (position or level) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
As a writer, he's not in the same street as his father.Como escritor, no está a la altura de su padre.
When it comes to technology, Japan is streets ahead of us.En lo que se refiere a la tecnología, Japón nos lleva mucha ventaja.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to the streets)
a. callejero
We love to go to the street market on the weekends.Nos encanta ir al mercado callejero los fines de semana.
b. de la calle
He sees himself as a street photographer.Se considera a sí mismo un fotógrafo de la calle.
c. urbano
These two venues have been part of London street culture for decades now.Estos dos locales son parte de la cultura urbana londinense desde hace décadas.
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street
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la calle
(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).
in the streeten la calle
street fightingpeleas callejeras
street lampfarola f
street mapplano de calles
street marketmercado en la calle
street sweeperbarrendero(a) m,f
street theaterteatro callejero
street valuevalor m en la calle
2. (idioms)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to walk the streetshacer la calle
the man in the streetel hombre de la calle
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be streets better thandar mil vueltas a
that's right up my streeteso es lo mío eso es lo que me va
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to have street credtener buena imagen en la calle
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street [striːt]
noun
calle (f); jirón (m); (Peru)
he lives in or on the High Street vive en la Calle Mayor; to be on the streets (homeless) estar sin vivienda; (as prostitute) hacer la calle
to be streets ahead of sb (Britain) adelantarle por mucho a algn
we are streets ahead of them in design les damos ciento y raya en el diseño
they're streets apart (Britain) los separa un abismo
they're not in the same street as us (Britain) no están a nuestra altura; no admiten comparación con nosotros
it's right up my street (Britain) esto es lo que me va; esto es lo mío
the back streets
modifier
street arab (n) golfo (m); chicuelo (m) de la calle
street cleaner (n) barrenderoabarrendera (m) (f);a barrendera
street corner (n) esquina (f) (de la calle)
street cred street credibility (n) dominio (m) de la contracultura urbana
street door (n) puerta (f) principal; puerta (f) de la calle
street fight (n) pelea (f) callejera
The unnamed man was fatally wounded during a street fight in the city's Stoneside Drive Steve, 30, stabbed a man in a street fight and served 12 years
street fighting (n) peleas (f) callejeras
street lamp (n) farola (f); faro (m); (LAm)
street level (n)
at street level en el nivel de la calle
street light (n)
street lamp See culture box in entry street.
street lighting (n) alumbrado (m) público
street map (n) plano (m) (de la ciudad)
street market (n) mercado (m) callejero; tianguis (m); (Méx) feria (f); (LAm)
street musician (n) músico (m) ambulante
street photographer (n) fotógrafo (m) callejero
street plan (n) plano (m); callejero (m)
street sweeper (n) barrenderoabarrendera (m) (f);a barrendera
street theatre (n) teatro (m) en la calle; teatro (m) de calle
street urchin (n) golfo (m); chicuelo (m) de la calle
street value (n) valor (m) en la calle
street vendor (n) (US) vendedoravendedora (m) callejeroacallejera;a vendedora a callejera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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on the streets
en las calles
narrow streets
calles estrechas
cobblestone streets
calles adoquinadas
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