Тема: В городе. Английский на каждый день

Shortcut
Definition: a shorter, quicker, or easier rout to get somewhere
Example: The driver to the beach was not very long because the driver knew several shortcuts

Drive-through
Definition: a business (such as a restorant or bank) designed to serve customers in their cars through a window; also sometime spelled «drive-thru» Example: On my way home from work, I ordered fries and a shake at a drive-through because I was to tired to get out of the car.

Traffic light
Definition: a set of red, yellow, and greeen lights that is used to control traffic at an intersection; a stoplight
Example: 
Take a right on the traffic light and go two blocks. My house is on the left

Manhole
Definition: a covered hole in the street where workers can enter to reach underground pipes and wires
Example: 
The worker climbed down the manhole to check the underground pipes

Traffic jam
Definition: A situation in wich the vehicles on the road have stopped moving (or are moving very slowly) often because there are to many vehicles on the road
Example: 
He arrived on the time because he avoided the traffic jam by taking a shortcut.

Pedestrian
Definition: a person who is walking in a city, along the road, etc.
Example: 
This city is great for pedestrians. There are lot of sidewalks and crosswalks

Skyscraper
Definition: a very tall building
Example: She works on the top floor ofa skyscraper. She has a fantastic view of the city from her office

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