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Meaning of "to be a one-way street" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO BE A ONE-WAY STREET

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WHAT DOES TO BE A ONE-WAY STREET MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to be a one-way street in the English dictionary

The definition of to be a one-way street in the dictionary is if you describe an agreement or a relationship as a one-way street, you mean that only one of the sides in the agreement or relationship is offering something or is benefitting from it.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO BE A ONE-WAY STREET

to be a hospital case
to be a one-man show
to be a warning shot
to be able to do sth blindfolded
to be as American as apple pie
to be blissfully ignorant of sth
to be brought to bed
to be bursting at the seams
to be full to bursting
to be in running order
to be in the driver´s seat
to be in the driving seat
to be mixed up in sth
to be mixed up with sb
to be none too pleased
to be off limits
to be off the radar
to be on the front burner
to be on the naughty step
to be on the radar

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO BE A ONE-WAY STREET

back street
backstreet
Bay Street
Bradstreet
cross street
Downing Street
Easy Street
Fleet Street
greet
High Street
high-street
Main Street
man in the street
off-street
side street
street
the Arab street
the High Street
Threadneedle Street
through street
Wall Street

Synonyms and antonyms of to be a one-way street in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «to be a one-way street» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO BE A ONE-WAY STREET

Find out the translation of to be a one-way street to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to be a one-way street from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to be a one-way street» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

是一个单行道
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ser una calle de sentido único
570 millions of speakers

English

to be a one-way street
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक तरह से सड़क होने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ليكون طريقا ذا اتجاه واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быть улицей с односторонним движением
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para ser uma rua de mão única
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি একক পথ রাস্তা হতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

être une rue à sens unique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk menjadi jalan sehala
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine Einbahnstraße sein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一方通行であることが
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일방 통행 할 수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dadi dalan siji-lorone
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

là một con đường một chiều
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு வழி தெருவாக இருக்க வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एकमार्गी रस्ता असणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tek yönlü bir cadde olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ad essere una strada a senso unico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

byćulica jednokierunkowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бути вулицею з одностороннім рухом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a fi o stradă cu sens unic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να είναι ένας μονόδρομος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n een - rigting straat te wees
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att vara en enkelriktad gata
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å være en enveiskjørt gate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to be a one-way street

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO BE A ONE-WAY STREET»

The term «to be a one-way street» is very widely used and occupies the 20.806 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to be a one-way street

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO BE A ONE-WAY STREET»

Discover the use of to be a one-way street in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to be a one-way street and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Art of Servant Leadership: Designing Your Organization ...
What is the solution? "The Art of Servant Leadership" provides a prophetic voice in overcoming the craziness within business and a guidebook on how any public or private company can achieve its true purpose in this world.
Tony Baron, 2010
2
Grace in Practice: A Theology of Everyday Life
... entrenched in decades of amassed resentment that lies just below the surface. For such people, who live underovermastering states of feeling, grace simply has to be a one-way street. Semi-Pelagianism will not do. Nor will Pelagianism do, ...
Paul F. M. Zahl, 2007
3
Loving God and Loving Each Other
It wasn't long before that love passed and then there was another one, and then another and another. It's funny how we view love. Too often, our love for others seems to be a one-way street. It's hard to truly love someone if they don't love us in ...
Carroll Martin, 2011
4
How to Be a Better Birder
We might help them out with a birdfeeder or two, but it often does not go any further than that. Ifnothing else, bird conservation is self-serving: the more birds there are, the more birds we have to look at! But it doesn't have to be a one-way street.
Derek Lovitch, 2012
5
Bridginess: More of the Civil Engineering Life
The change in land use tends to be a one-way street: you can always convert a farm to a housing development, but it's very difficult to convert a housing development to a farm. So once farmland has been converted to a nonfarm use, the land ...
Brian R. Brenner, 2010
6
Moral Education for Americans
... only that administrators and teachers, like doctors and lawyers, know best how to perform their work, it strikes one as saying also that contact between school and community on curricular content for moral education is to be a one-way street  ...
Robert D. Heslep, 1995
7
Working Space
The agony for us is that the road in this story may turn out to be a one-way street; we may not be able to recover some of the magic that belonged to those inhospitable pictorial surfaces, the altarpieces and murals of past great art. Berenson ...
Frank Stella, 1986
8
Early Development and its Disturbances: Clinical, Conceptual ...
And this could possibly even be a researcher from another discipline, whereby such interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge would not have to be a one-way- street.) The functioning of ideas, which are directed towards a critical dialogue with ...
Jorge Canestri, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Mary Target, 2010
9
The Reality B(ey)ond: Triviality and Profundity in the ...
What appeared to be a positive move in Jane's life, turns out to be a one-way street. Jane's rich imagination and her intention should save her from the limits of a lonesome, boring life with predictable situations and predictable endings.
Antje Thiersch, 2002
10
Wrong for All the Right Reasons: How White Liberals Have ...
Such situations will not change until black people become equal in a way that means something, and integration ceases to be a one-way street. Then integration does not mean draining skills and energies from the black ghetto. . . .u On group ...
Gordon Macinnes, Ian Shapiro, 1996

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