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Street & Road

Street /noun/ (সড়ক):

Street হলো সেই পথ যার দুপাশে সারি সারি ভবন দণ্ডায়মান।

Street is a road in a town or city with houses or other buildings along it. Street is a part of a road.


  • The street of this city is very narrow. (Road নয়)
  • It has become impossible to pass through streets at night because of dogs.
  • He loves walking in the narrow, winding streets of Edinburgh.
  • Walk along the high street and turn left.
  • I just saw Bill walking down the street.


Road /noun/ (রাস্তা):

Road হলো সেই রাস্তা যা এক শহর থেকে আর এক শহরে গিয়েছে।

Road is a way that leads from one place to another, especially one with a hard surface that cars and other vehicles can use. A road can include a street. Can be interchanged but it’s better to use the appropriate word.


  • The road from Dhaka to Chittagong has been repaired. (Street নয়)
  • The Silk Road across Asia to the West is under construction.
  • All roads leading into the village are flooded.
  • He was driving on the wrong side of the road.
  • A cat suddenly ran into the middle of the road.
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