[stri:t] n
1) (road) Straße f;
in the \street auf der Straße; stockex nach Börsenschluss;
on the \streets auf den Straßen;
I live in [or (Am) on] King S\street ich wohne in der King Street;
our daughter lives just across the \street from us unsere Tochter wohnt direkt gegenüber [auf der anderen Straßenseite];
the \streets were deserted die Straßen waren wie leer gefegt;
the \streets are quiet at the moment im Moment ist es ruhig auf den Straßen;
cobbled [or (Am) cobblestone] \street Straße f mit Kopfsteinpflaster;
main \street Hauptstraße f;
narrow \street enge Straße;
shopping \street Einkaufsstraße f;
side \street Seitenstraße f;
to cross the \street die Straße überqueren;
to line the \street die Straße säumen;
to roam the \streets durch die Straßen ziehen;
to take to the \streets auf die Straße gehen (a. fig)
to walk down the \street die Straße hinuntergehen
2) + sing/pl vb (residents) Straße f;
the whole \street die ganze Straße
the man/woman in the \street der Mann/die Frau von der Straße;
to be \streets ahead [of sb/sth] (Brit) [jdm/etw] meilenweit voraus sein;
to not be in the same \street as sb (Brit) (fam) an jdn nicht herankönnen;
to be on [or walk] the \streets (be homeless) obdachlos sein, auf der Straße sitzen (fam) (be a prostitute) auf den Strich gehen (fam)
to be [right] up sb's \street genau das Richtige für jdn sein;
carpentry isn't really up my \street das Schreinern ist eigentlich nicht so ganz mein Fall;
to dance in the \street[s] einen Freudentanz aufführen, [ganz] aus dem Häuschen sein

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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