safety\ zone


safety\ zone
• safety island
• safety zone
noun
A raised area in a highway or road to be used only by people walking.

John was half-way across the street when the light changed. He stayed on the safety island until it changed again.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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