street [stri:t]
1. noun
   a. rue f
• to take to the streets [demonstrators] descendre dans la rue
• to turn sb (out) into the street mettre qn à la rue
• to be out on the streets ( = homeless) être à la rue
   b. (British) that's right up my street (inf) c'est tout à fait dans mes cordes
• to be streets ahead of sb (inf) (British) dépasser qn de loin
• they're streets apart (inf) (British) un monde les sépare
• streets better (inf) (British) beaucoup mieux
2. compounds
[noises] de la rue ; [singer] des rues
► street child noun enfant m des rues
► street cleaner noun ( = person) balayeur m ; ( = machine) balayeuse f
► street cred (inf) noun
• to have street cred être branché (inf)
• this will do wonders for your street cred c'est excellent pour ton image de marque ► street directory noun plan m de la ville
► street fighting noun combats mpl de rue
► street guide noun plan m de la ville
► street level noun
• at street level au rez-de-chaussée ► street map noun plan m de la ville
► street people plural noun sans-abri mpl, SDF mpl
► street plan noun plan m de la ville
► street smart (inf) adjective
(US) dégourdi
► street sweeper noun ( = person) balayeur m ; ( = machine) balayeuse f
► street theatre noun théâtre m de rue
► street value noun [of drugs] valeur f à la revente
► street vendor noun marchand m ambulant
* * *
[striːt] 1.
noun rue f

in ou on the street — dans la rue

across ou over GB the street — de l'autre côté de la rue

to take to the streets — [rioters] descendre dans la rue

the man in the street — l'homme de la rue

noun modifier [plan] des rues; [culture] de la rue

it's right up your street — (colloq) (taste) c'est exactement ce qui te plairait; (ability, dexterity etc) c'est ton rayon

to be streets ahead of — (colloq) GB être bien meilleur que

English-French dictionary. 2013.

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