street

street
street [{{t}}stri:t]
1 noun
rue f;
{{}}British{{}} in or {{}}American{{}} on a street dans une rue;
a street of houses une rue résidentielle;
the whole street knows about it toute la rue est au courant;
to put or to turn sb out into the street mettre qn à la rue;
to be on the street or streets (as prostitute) faire le trottoir; (homeless person) être à la rue;
to take to the streets (protestors) descendre dans la rue;
to walk the streets (as prostitute) faire le trottoir ou {{}}familiar{{}} le tapin; (from idleness) battre le pavé, flâner dans les rues; (in search) faire les rues;
they walked the streets looking for her ils ont parcouru la ville à pied à sa recherche;
{{}}humorous{{}} that'll keep him off the streets! ça l'empêchera de faire des bêtises!;
that's right up his street! (competence) c'est tout à fait son rayon ou dans ses cordes!; (interest) c'est tout à fait son truc!
2 compound-forming noun
(noises) de la rue; (musician) des rues
3 streets adverb
{{}}familiar{{}} to be streets ahead of sb dépasser qn de loin ;
she's streets ahead of the rest of the class elle dépasse largement ou de loin le reste de la classe, elle est largement en tête de la classe;
they're streets apart in the way they think ils ne partagent pas du tout les mêmes opinions
►► {{}}British{{}} {{}}old-fashioned{{}} street Arab gamin(e) m,f ou gosse mf des rues;
street art peintures fpl murales (dans la rue);
street atlas plan m de la ville;
{{}}British{{}} street café café m avec terrasse;
we had breakfast at a street café nous avons pris le petit déjeuner à la terrasse d'un café;
street cleaner (person) balayeur(euse) m,f; (machine) balayeuse f;
{{}}familiar{{}} street cred, street credibility image f cool ou branchée;
she thinks that the leather jacket gives her more street cred elle trouve que son blouson en cuir fait très branché ou lui donne l'air encore plus cool;
this won't do much for my street cred ça va craindre pour mon image de marque;
street cry cri m de colporteur;
the street cries of old Paris le cri des colporteurs du vieux Paris;
{{}}Stock Exchange{{}} street dealing transactions fpl hors Bourse;
street directory plan m de la ville;
street door porte f (qui donne) sur la rue, porte f d'entrée;
street fighting combats mpl de rue;
street furniture mobilier m urbain;
street guide plan m de la ville;
street hawker colporteur(euse) m,f;
{{}}American{{}} {{}}Sport{{}} street hockey hockey m sur roulettes;
street level rez-de-chaussée m inv;
below street level au sous-sol;
street lighting éclairage m public;
the street lighting comes on at sunset on allume la lumière dans les rues au coucher du soleil;
street map plan m de la ville;
street market marché m en plein air ou à ciel ouvert; {{}}Stock Exchange{{}} marché m hors Bourse;
street musician musicien(enne) m,f des rues;
street organ orgue m de Barbarie;
street party = fête de rue organisée pour célébrer un événement;
street person SDF mf;
street photographer photostoppeur(euse) m,f;
street plan plan m de la ville;
{{}}Stock Exchange{{}} street price cours m hors Bourse; (of drugs) prix m à la revente;
street sweeper (person) balayeur(euse) m,f; (machine) balayeuse f;
street theatre théâtre m de rue ou de foire;
street trader marchand(e) m,f ambulant(e);
street trading vente f ambulante;
{{}}old-fashioned{{}} street urchin gamin(e) m,f ou gosse mf des rues;
street value (of drugs) valeur f marchande;
{{}}American{{}} street vendor marchand(e) m,f ambulant(e)

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