the main drag

the main drag

  (American & Australian informal)
the biggest and most important road in a town We walked up and down the town's main drag looking for a post office.
See also: drag, main
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SITUATED on the main drag overlooking Barry Island, we decided to get a takeaway and head down to the beach.
Property developer Talt Moustafa Group was the main drag, dropping 3.
Abu Dhabi: There are tentative signs that Saudi Arabia's economic slowdown may have bottomed out in the second quarter after the oil-rich country's economy slowed sharply in the first quarter this year with oil sector being the main drag on growth, Capital Economics said in a report yesterday.
But it said its Irish business and unfavourable currency rates had been the main drag on revenues.
buzzing and a woman sitting along the main drag lunges for a half-empty
Loan impairment charges appeared to be the main drag on earnings, rising to OMR 2.
Small towns and villages were the main drag, but urban households were less optimistic about their income too, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI).
Aircraft that ferried hotshot crews lined the main drag, their occupants cutting lines and hidden in the terrain.
Little Italy is bounded by the Bowery, Lafayette, Canal and East Houston streets, with Mulberry Street as the main drag.
The committee was planning to work out of an existing space, so Velasquez and a friend set out walking down the main drag, knocking on doors and asking, "Are you selling this building?
The main drag, Nevsky Prospekt, is Broadway times four, and more crowded than a SoHo Sunday.
Janezich owns a tavern on the main drag of his hometown of Chisholm, and he recently held his fiftieth birthday party at the local Slovenian Home.
The main drag (and there's plenty of it) is called Commercial Street, although in the old days it wasn't quite so commercial.
For a Saturday night on the town, they'd head north to San Fernando and ease down the main drag.
You can easily spend the whole day meandering in and out of the Main Street shops, perhaps stopping along the way for a latte at Zoey's Cafe, a wonderful little coffee bar tucked back in a European-flavored courtyard just off the main drag.