road

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrəʊd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/roʊd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rōd)


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road

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. on [the main, the principal, a side] road
  2. a [dead-end, no-through, one-way] road
  3. a [wide, narrow, long, short] road
  4. a [quiet, busy, calm, peaceful] road
  5. live on a [quiet] road
  6. [turn, stop] at the next road
  7. the [next] road on the [left, right]
  8. the roads were full of [morning, rush-hour, match-day] traffic
  9. the government [built, proposed, created] new roads
  10. the [speed, driving, traffic] limit on the roads
  11. the [corner, intersection, end, start] of the road
  12. let's meet on the [corner] of the road
  13. the road is (always) under construction
  14. are doing construction on the road
  15. [trees, houses, lawns] lined the road
  16. have a long road ahead (of us)
  17. are on a road to nowhere
  18. is on the road to [fame, success, stardom, ruin, recovery]
  19. this is the end of the road for you
n as adj
  1. road [signs, markings, users, traffic]
  2. road [maintenance, repair, building, construction]
  3. [had, involved in] a road traffic accident
  4. [propose, establish, design, create] a road map to [peace, collaboration]
  5. slang: a road hog
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