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ESL Exercises: City Streets Collocations

City Streets Collocations
  • manhole
  • parking meter
  • high-rise building
  • pedestrian scramble
  • pothole
  • billboard
  • speed bumps
  • low-rise building
  • fire hydrant
  • countdown timers

1. is a crosswalk that allows pedestrians to cross an intersection in all directions, even diagonally.

2. Traffic lights with electronic show the amount of time remaining until the green light turns red or yellow.

3. I accidently hit a large with my front wheel. I hope it hasn’t blown my tires!

4. The advertisements on this change very often. It’s located on a busy street and attracts attention of many people.

5. The construction workers accidently left a lid of this open. Luckily, no one fell into the sewer!

6. I inserted a few coins into the , locked my car and went shopping.

7. It’s illegal to park in front of a .

8. There is no elevator in my , so I always take the stairs.

9. The in front of my house completely blocks the view of the park.

10. There is a number of on the road leading to our school. They make drivers slow down.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 AT 11:43 PM
Ryohei said:
What is the answer of no7? not fire hydrant?

Thursday, August 25, 2011 AT 11:50 PM
Olga Galperin said:
It is - please see the answer key in the top right corner.

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