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side street

A smaller or less traveled road adjacent to away from those roads that have heavier traffic. I always use side streets to get to and from work because the main roads are a nightmare during rush hour.
See also: side, street

side street

A minor thoroughfare that carries little traffic, as in Our favorite hotel is on a quiet little side street. The side in this idiom means "off to one side, away from the main street." [c. 1600] Also see back street.
See also: side, street
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They're assigned to the side streets - Broad, Garden, Chorro, Morro - and are spaced just far enough apart so that the sounds of one don't bleed into the next (the throngs of people undoubtedly provide an acoustical buffer).
Side Street Studio Arts opened March 1, 2013, and quickly became a home for both fringe and mainstream performing and visual artists.
James said: "I was going out for some food and walking down the side street when I saw a black bin bag filled with something that looked suspicious.
I caught up with the tractor driver on Tuesday happily snow ploughing the side street to thank him.
WICHITA - Over $1,100 was raised during the benefit for Ed Middle worth at Side Street Retro-Lounge on Jan.
In Institute Road, a small side street in Kings Heath, they issue over pounds 230,000 worth of fines a year.
An irrelevant side street in my own area of Kings Heath, Institute Road, annually earns over pounds 95,580, with parking wardens waiting until the parking regulation moves over to the other side of the road at 1pm, they then issue tickets and then speed off on their scooters.
Summary: In a spartan six-story building on a muddy side street in Algiers, Nadia Derafa and Mohamed el Aasar have grown accustomed to working late into the night.
Property sets on state hwy and side street corner in Atlanta West Metro
The trees loosely follow Spring and another side street that shelter this haven from the highway.
It was in a side street that I very nearly met my end.
Unlike the Limerick project, which had to contend with a featureless edge condition, here the context is clearly urban, with a site on a side street near the town square.
It's also a great location, on a quiet side street in the Polanco district, walking distance from Chapultepec Park and Avenida Reforma.