on the street

on the street
I adj AmE sl

He spent a year on the street before he was arrested — Он промышлял наркотиками целый год, прежде чем его арестовали


He will be on the street all his life — Он, наверное, никогда не бросит наркотики

II adv infml

What am I supposed to do - go on the street? — А что мне прикажешь делать - идти на панель?

2) AmE

On the street it goes for about one hundred bucks — Со скидкой это будет стоить около ста зеленых

Новый англо-русский словарь современной разговорной лексики. - М.:«Русский язык-Медиа» . . 2003.

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  • The street — Street Street (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The word on the street — (formerly the street bible ) is a Bible based book by Rob Lacey that paraphrases key Bible stories using modern language. It is a modernization of Scripture and should only be used as a reference for further study and not to replace The Holy… …   Wikipedia

  • The Street — may refer to:* The Street (BBC series), a drama shown on BBC One in 2006 and 2007 * The Street (short story), by H. P. Lovecraft * The Street , a 1946 novel by Ann Petry * The Street , a 1969 short story by Mordecai Richler * The Street , a 1976… …   Wikipedia

  • The Street (TV series) — The Street is a BBC television series created by Jimmy McGovern which follows the lives of different residents of one street in Manchester. Produced by ITV Productions for BBC One, it began in 2006. It has an all star cast including Timothy Spall …   Wikipedia

  • The Street (story collection) — The Street is a collection of short stories by Mordecai Richler. It was originally published by McClelland and Stewart in 1969. The stories take place on St. Urbain Street in Montreal.Contents*Introduction by Mordecai Richler * Going Home Again * …   Wikipedia

  • The Street (short story) — The Street is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in late 1919 and first published in the December 1920 issue of the Wolverine amateur journal.InspirationThe Boston police strike of September October 1919… …   Wikipedia

  • The Street Scene — is a basic model for epic theater set forth by Bertolt Brecht. It makes use of a simple, natural incident, such as could be seen on any street corner: an eyewitness demonstrating to a collection of people how a traffic accident took place. The… …   Wikipedia

  • The Street People — was the name of two American groups to score hits on the U.S. Billboard charts in the 1970s.A group called The Street People hit #35 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1970 with the song Jennifer Tomkins . [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

  • The Street League — is a league set up for football in Delhi, India. It is run by aid workers for homeless children. It is run by coach Bill Adams of the India Youth Soccer League. It should be not be confused for Street League (UK).ee also*Street League (UK)… …   Wikipedia

  • The Street of Crocodiles — ( pl. Sklepy cynamonowe, lit. Cinnamon Shops ) is a 1934 collection of short stories written by Bruno Schulz. First published in Polish, the collection was translated into English by Celina Wieniewska in 1963. [cite web| url = http://www.kirjasto …   Wikipedia

  • The Other Side of the Street — or O outro lado da rua (the original title in Portuguese) is a Brazilian film written and directed by Marcos Bernstein and released in 2004. The cast includes Fernanda Montenegro (see Central Station), Raul Cortez, Laura Cardoso, Luiz Carlos… …   Wikipedia

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