Provenance du Dictionnaire: Dictionnaire d'Élève espagnol anglais
Traduction de Espagnol a Anglais (n.) = back alley ; side-street ; side lane ; alley ; alleyway ; back lane. Ex: The copy was grubby from use, a paperback with a photographically realistic full-color painting on its cover of an early teenage boy slumped in what looked to me like a corner of a very dirty back alley, a can of Coke in his hand. Ex: To gain an idea of the fineness of detail necessary to produce the circuit elements on the chip, imagine a map of the British Isles showing sufficient detail to identify even the narrowest side-street in London. Ex: The back entrance is off of Huntington Avenue in a service road/side lane behind the Prudential Tower. Ex: The article is entitled 'The Internet: superhighways, virtual alleys and dead end streets'. Ex: Upon questioning we find that those eminently pragmatic down-to-earth notions dwell in the darkest alleyways of metaphysics. Ex: You don't know me, but I live in one of the apartments across the back lane from your house. ---- * callejón de servicio = service road. * callejón oscuro = dark alley. * callejón sin salida = blind alley ; catch 22 ; cul-de-sac ; dead end ; impasse ; dead end street ; deadlock ; standoff ; double bind ; no-way-out street.