Значение идиомы through street

[through street] {n.} 1. A street on which cars can move withoutstopping at intersections, but cars on streets crossing it have tostop at the intersection.

You have to be especially carefulcrossing a through street.

Mr. Jones stopped his car when he cameto the through street. He waited until there were no cars on it, anddrove across it.

Contrast: STOP STREET. 2. A street that is open toother streets at both ends; a street that has a passage through it, sothat it is not necessary to come back to get out of it.

We thoughtwe could get through to Main St. by going up a side street but therewas a sign that said “Not a through street.”

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