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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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Tickets: Can be ordered online at elginfringefestival.com and will be available for pickup at Side Street Studio Arts, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin
The Filipino categorically denied that he was taking part in the protest, and insisted that he was just in the area to buy food, passing through the side streets.
A side street TK Maxx Street was while officers the They were seen picking up a broken bottle and collecting it for evidence as well as examining a black rucksack.
The settlers claimed they had permission from the Israeli military government to open the side street, which is in violation of the previous court order.
"One police car chased him down the side street - it's a tight bend at the end and at high speed it's tough.
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.
He pulled me into a side street. I was shouting for help.
"We would like to thank all that attended and gave to the cause," a representative from Side Street said.
Wardens focus on easy targets in city side streets, arrive on their scooters, issue pounds 60 tickets and disappear.
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.
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.